Our team of real estate attorneys regularly assists clients with achieving their conservation objectives. Our experience representing land trusts and landowners is broad and deep. 

Services & Capabilities

  • Coordinating with land trusts, accountants, foresters and other professionals and stakeholders on land conservation  
  • Purchasing and selling conserved land  
  • Negotiating and drafting land conservation easements, development rights transfers and other mechanisms to conserve land  
  • Advising landowners about enrolling, complying with and withdrawing land from the Vermont Use Value Appraisal program (commonly known as the Current Use Program)  
  • Enrolling landowners into forest carbon programs 
  • Working in conjunction with our estate planning team to align estate planning and conservation objectives