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Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

Conservation Corridor Toolkit

Landscape corridors are among the most important conservation strategies in the face of global changes such as habitat fragmentation, habitat destruction, and climate change. We aim to bridge the science and practice of conservation corridors.  Conservation Corridor will provide up-to-date findings from science that will inform applied conservation.  And, we will highlight new innovations in applied conservation, with the goal of guiding the direction of applied science toward management needs. Click Here. 

 

COMET-FARM™

COMET-FARM™ is a  whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  The tool guides you through describing your farm and ranch management practices including alternative future management scenarios. Once complete, a report is generated comparing the carbon changes and greenhouse gas emissions between your current management practices and future scenarios.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Key Findings from the CEAP-Cropland Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Fact Sheet.

 

Conservation Easements – The Latest Tool in the Protection of Lands and Landscapes in the Mississippi Delta
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Conservation easements have been utilized as a primary tool for land protection in the United States for approximately thirty years. The movement started in the Northeastern part of the country and has slowly, but steadily, made its way to the Southeast; the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to be specific.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

Where Is the Carbon? Carbon Sequestration Potential from Private Forestland in the Southern United States
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Uncertainty surrounding the future supply of timber in the southern United States prompted the question, “Where is all the wood?” (Cubbage et al.

 

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative - A range-wide plan for recovering bobwhites
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The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) is the unified range-wide strategy of 25 state wildlife agencies, with numerous conservation group and research institution partners, to achieve widespread restoration of native grassland habitats and huntable populations of wild quail.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Leveraging the Landscape - State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

 

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

 

Grasslands and Carbon - Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

 

Forests and Carbon - Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2) - Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1) - Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

 

Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

 

Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States - Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development - The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

 

Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

 

Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks
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This document provides guidance on the establishment, use, and operation of conservation banks for the purpose of providing a tool for offset mitigating adverse impacts to species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended.

 

Conservation Banking
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This fact sheet was published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August 2012 is a two page primer on conservation banking with some history and information on how these banks are working today to promote species conservation and help mitigate habitat loss.

 

Restoration, Management, and Monitoring of Forest Resources in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley - Recommendations for Enhancing Wildlife Habitat
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The conservation objective in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley is to provide forested habitat capable of supporting sustainable populations of all forest dependent wildlife species.

 

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

 

Conservation buffers - wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

Bobwhite and Upland Songbird Response to CCRP Practice CP33, Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Summary Findings The Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice (CP33) is the first Federal conservation practice to target species-specific population recovery goals of a national wildlife conservation initiative (the Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative).

 

Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture Operational Plan
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For a landscape supporting healthy native bird populations across the LMVJV

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Density and diversity of overwintering birds in managed field borders in Mississippi.
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ABSTRACT.—Grassland bird populations are sharply declining in North America. Changes in agricultural practices during the past 50 years have been suggested as one of the major causes of this decline.

 

Show Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals (451)
There are 451 resources serving Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Adam Trahan
ENCOS - Baton Rouge, LA
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Allen Ecological Consultants
- Charles Allen, PhD - Monroe, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Ben Holten
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Brad Kennon
Mississippi Alluvial Valley Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
Raymond J. (Trace) Chadwick - Shreveport, LA
CRC, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Cypress Creek Environmental
Josh McDaniel - Wetland Biologist - Oak Grove, LA
Daniel Bollich
Delta Land Services - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
David Breithaupt
Private Lands Program Manager - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Ed Champagne - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consulting
Jim Martin - Metairie, LA
Gulf Engineers and Consultants
Mike Hattaway - Mandeville, LA
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Gulf South Research Corporation
- Baton Rouge, LA
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
John Wallace
Pheasants Forever Inc. - Regional Field Representative - Greenville, OH
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Kate Hasapes
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Minden, LA
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Kenneth Ribbeck
Biologist Administrator/Chief - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Laura Lee Wilkinson
US Army Corps of Engineers - Biologist - New Orleans, LA
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael A. Petter
Resource & Land Management, Inc. - President - Pleasanton, TX
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nesbit Ecological Services
- Brian Newman - Baton Rouge, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Robert Gosnell
Biologist Director - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Scott A. Porter
EcoLogic Environmental - Houma, LA
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
Comite Resources, Inc.
Dr. John W. Day, Jr. - Covington, LA
Conservation Finance Center
James Cummins - Executive Director of Wildlife Mississippi - Stoneville, MS
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
EcoSystem Renewal, LLC
Danny Moran - Baton Rouge, LA
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
GreenTrees
Andy Johnson - The Plains, VA
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Indigo Ag
- Boston, MA
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Houston, TX
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Tierra Resources LLC
Dr. Sarah Mack - Founder and CEO - New Orleans, LA
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Indigo Ag
- Boston, MA
Mitigation Solutions USA
- Houston, TX
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Fisheries Biologists
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jeffrey Herod
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southeast Regional Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
John Galvez
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - South Florida Fisheries Resource Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Vero Beach, FL
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Foresters
Advanced Ecology, Ltd.
J. Michael Bird, ACF - Chief Executive Officer - Center, TX
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Alan B. Youens
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Atlanta, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Barry Cook
Hancock Forest Management - Certified Forester - Mansfield, LA
Barry Crain
Louisiana State University - Extension Specialist - Alexandria, LA
Barry W. Thomas
Hunt Forest Products Inc. - Bernice, LA
Bickham L. Crooks, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Bill Hetley Jr.
- Mansfield, LA
Bradford Smith
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Staff Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Brandon Ewing
Ewing Timber Co - Ruston, LA
Brandon Melville
Bottomland Consulting LLC - Duson, LA
Brent Fazende
Timberland Forestry - Owner - Clinton, LA
Buddy Rosser
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Daingerfield, TX
C.D. Crain
Butch Crain, LLC - Certified Forester/Forestry Consultant - Arcadia, LA
Cade Smith
- Jonesboro, LA
Carrie Mendoza
Louisiana State University - Extension Associate - Baton Rouge, LA
Carrol W. Cochran
Cochran Forestry - Owner - Ruston, LA
Chad Still
Timberland Services, Inc. - Taylor, LA
Charles Donald Timber
Charles Donald, Jr. - President - Vicksburg, MS
Chestnut Land and Timber Company
Cory Dobson - Consulting Forester - Chestnut, LA
Chris Bordelon
RecLand Realty, LLC - Forester/Agent (North/East/Central LA) - Monroe, LA
Clay Mayo
Rainmaker Timber Consulting LLC - Trout, LA
Cliff Ryland
Kingswood Forestry Services - Forester - Monticello, AR
Complete Land and Timber Management, Inc
- Columbia, MS
Coy Purkey
RecLand Realty, LLC - Forester/Agent - Monroe, LA
Dan Derouen
DeRouen Forestry - Ville Platte, LA
Dan H. Martin
Timberland Services - Taylor, LA
Dan Taylor
Crest Natural Resources - Central Area Forester - Pineville, LA
Daniel Bollich
Delta Land Services - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
Daniel L. Suire, ACF
Willis & Suire Forestry Consultants - Co-Owner - Opelousas, LA
David Campbell
Lousiana Division of Agriculture & Forestry - Forest Management Chief - Baton Rouge, LA
David Grassi, R.F.
Crest Natural Resources - President - Pineville, LA
David L. Lassiter, ACF
The Lassiter Company - Owner - Stonewall, LA
Don C. Harris
Harris Timberland Management - Owner - Fordyce, AR
Don Feduccia
DPF Forestry Consulting - Alexandria, LA
Donald J. Baker, ACF
Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc. - President - Alexandria, LA
Donald P. Reed
Louisiana State University - Extension Specialist - Clinton, LA
Donald Russell
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Dr. A. Gordon Holley  
Louisiana Tech University School of Forestry - Ruston, LA
Dr. William G. Ross
LA Tech University - Ruston, LA
Dwayne P. Templet, ACF
Delta Resource Management, LLC - Forester - Geismar, LA
Ed Applequist
- Consulting Forester - Center, TX
Edmon H. LeBanc
LeBlanc's Tree & Stump Removal Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Eric Gee
Southern Forest Products Association - Certified Forester - Kenner, LA
F. Enyart Mitchell, ACF
Mitchell & Prewitt Consulting Foresters, Inc. - Co-owner, Secretary Treasurer - Natchitoches, LA
FL Johnson
FL Johnson Forestry - Winnfield, LA
Forest Manangement Services
John A Bray - Certified Forester - Shongaloo, LA
Forrest B. Fife
Forrest Fife Consulting Forester - West Monroe, LA
Frank A McLeod, III, ACF
American Forest Management, Inc. - Columbia, SC
Gary E. Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Owner - Ruston, LA
George A. Tiley
Weyerhaeuser - Early Rotation Leader -MS/LA Timberlands - Hammond, LA
George L. (Chip) Cline
Ewing Timber L.L.C. - Management Forester - Ruston, LA
Gibson Realty & Land Company
- Mccomb, MS
Glen I Stephens
ForestLand Associates, LLC - Land Broker - Dry Prong, LA
Green Laws Website
Prof. Buck Abbey,ASLA, paAIA - Landscape Ordinance Research Project - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Ed Champagne - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consulting
Jim Martin - Metairie, LA
Gulf Engineers and Consultants
Mike Hattaway - Mandeville, LA
Harold Alan Small
Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture & Forestry - Many, LA
Harry Helmrich
- Baton Rouge, LA
Harvey Bryant
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - President - Shreveport, LA
J. Marvin Taylor
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - Summit, MS
Jacob Rustin
Legacy Land & Timber - Procurement Forester - Devers, TX
Jakeb Pennington
Legacy Land & Timber - Forester - Devers, TX
James Carl Ward
Ward Forestry - Winnfield, LA
Jarod Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Ruston, LA
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Jeff A. Taylor, ACF
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - President - Summit, MS
Jerry Talley
- Wisner, LA
Jim Caldwell
USFS - Pineville, LA
Jimmy D. Broughton
Jimmy D. Broughton Consulting Forestry - Oakvale, MS
Jimmy Morris Hughes
Forest Capital Partners - Zwolle, LA
Jimmy Tuggle
Tuggle Timber - Homer, LA
Joel Sanders
Joel Sanders Consulting Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
John A. Russo CF
Burns Forest Products LLC - Bienville, LA
John Diehl
Diehl Forestry LLC - Bossier City, LA
Josh Price
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent/Forester - Monroe, LA
Keith Frazier
Frazier Forestry, LLC - Amite City, LA
Keith Hawkins
Louisiana State University Ag Center - Area Extension Forester – Southwest Louisiana - DeRidder, LA
Kenneth Wade Morgan
G.W. Morgan Logging - Saline, LA
Kevin Daugherty
Forestland Associates, LLC. - Owner - Urania, LA
L. Alexander McCall
Larson & McGowin, Inc. - Executive Vice President - Mobile, AL
Laine Fontenot
E&F Resource Management, LLC - Kinder, LA
Lamar Joffrion
- Woodworth, LA
Lance Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Consulting Forester - Ruston, LA
Len L. Wilkins
Wilkins & Co. Forestry Services, L.L.C. - Homer, LA
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
Mahlon Doucet
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry - State Urban Forestry Partnership Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Marc C Brown
- Rayville, LA
Mark Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester / Realtor - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mark Drahem
JMS Forestry Associates - Nacogdoches, TX
Mark R. Hurst
Hurst Forestry Services, LLC - Owner - Clinton, LA
Mary S. Clapp
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Owner - El Dorado, AR
Matthew N. Walters
Walters Forestry Services - Mayhew, MS
Merlin B. Smith
Merlin Smith & Associates - President - Monroe, LA
Merlin Smith & Associates
- Monroe, LA
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Mike Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mike Merritt
Timberland Services, Inc. - Taylor, LA
Noble A. Thompson
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - Vice President - Shreveport, LA
Pat Hogan Stinson
Stinson Consulting, LLC - Bossier City, LA
Paul F. Thompson, ACF
Farmcraft, Inc. - Oakdale, LA
Paul Stone
Crosby Resource Management - Sulphur, LA
Peter J Thiels
Thiels Forestry, Inc. - Choudrant, LA
Philip Montgomery Gould
Louisiana Forestry Services, Inc. - Ruston, LA
Randy J. Jarzyniecki
Regional Manager - F & W Forestry Services, Inc - Texarkana, TX
Randy Rentz
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry - Forestry Reforestation Branch Chief - Columbia, LA
Ray Lott, ACF
Ray Lott & Associates, Inc. - President - Texarkana, TX
Ray L. Wilkins
Wilkins & Co. Forestry Services, L.L.C. - Homer, LA
Resource Management Service, Inc.
- Birmingham, AL
Richard W. Kauffman
Self Employed R - Doyline, LA
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Ricky Kilpatrick
LSU AgCenter - Benton, LA
Robert Bennett III
Bennett Timber Co. - DeRidder, LA
Robert J. Tassin, ACF
Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc - Alexandria, LA
Robert Keady
Crest Natural Resources - Central Area Forester - Pineville, LA
Robert Ogle
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Robert S. Morrow
Walsh Timber Company - Zwolle, LA
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Company - Timpson, TX
Rodney W. Kitterlin
Red River Forest Management - Mansfield, LA
Roland Dobson
Dobson Pulpwood Co - Campti, LA
Ron Whitaker
Ron Whitaker Consulting Forester, LLC - Arcadia, LA
Ronnie Edmonds
E&F Resource Management, LLC - Baton Rouge, LA
Roy Dale Womack
Walsh Timber Company, L.L.C. - Zwolle, LA
RoyOMartin Forestry Services
John Dunn - Manager - Alexandria, LA
Ryan Jackson
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Scott Hammett
Hammett Forest Management - Consulting Forester, Texas Broker - Linden, TX
Shaun Tanger
Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness, Louisiana State University - Extension Forest Economist - Baton Rouge, LA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Silva-Tech - South, Ltd.
Michael D. Bird, ACF - Forester - Center, TX
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Southern Loggers Cooperative
Jason Philip Slatten - Pineville, LA
Stephen Muslow, CF
Muslow Forestry, Inc - Shreveport, LA
Steve Butler
TimberCorp, Inc. - President - Brandon, MS
Steven L. Hotard
Lousiana State University Agricultural Center - Extension Specialist - Calhoun, LA
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
Terry Clason
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Certified Forester - Homer, LA
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas R. Bourland
Tom Bourland & Associates - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Tim Cooper
Forest Services & Supplies Inc. - Rosepine, LA
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Timberland Management Service
- Hammond, LA
Timothy Holland
Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters - Certified Forester/Forestry Consultant - Shreveport, LA
Timothy Todd Springer
Crest Natural Resources - Logansport, LA
Tobias P. Ford Jr., PLS, RPLS
Tobias P Ford Land Surveying - St. Francisville, LA
Todd Springer
Crest Natural Resources - NW LA/NE TX Area Forester - Pineville, LA
Verdel Forestry Services
- Vidalia, LA
W. Clapp
Graphic Packaging International - Certified Forester - West Monroe, LA
Wade Dubea
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - State Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Walsh Timber Co LLC
David Cupp - Zwolle, LA
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Geologists / Hydrologists
Andrew Lewin
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Ann Wiley
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Byron Miller
Department of Natural Resources - Supervisor - Special Projects Section - Baton Rouge, LA
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
Cardno MM&A
David Ray Williamson - Senior Geologist/Registered Professional Geologist - Shreveport City, LA
Charles Bradbury
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Engineering - Baton Rouge, LA
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Hill Geophysical Consulting
Kevin Hill - Shreveport, LA
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Jason Talbot
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael Harvey
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Mike Bradley
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Sam Roquemore
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
Shreveport Geological Society
- Shreveport, LA
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Williamson & Associates, LLC
Principal & Registered Professional Geologist - David Ray Williamson, PG - Shreveport, LA
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Land Trust for Louisiana
- Hammond, LA
Louisiana Land Trust
Baton Rouge Office - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Land Trust
New Orleans Office - New Orleans, LA
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Louisiana Field Office
- Baton Rouge, LA
Mediators
Andrew A. Lemmon
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Anna M. Jackson, Esq.
Louisiana Agricultural Mediation Program - Southern University Law Center - Baton Rouge, LA
Barbara Young
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Mediation Coordinator - Lake Charles, LA
Bernard H. McLaughlin Jr.
McLaughlin Mediation - Lake Charles, LA
David Sherman Cook
David S. Cook, APLC - Lafayette, LA
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
H. Ward Fontenot
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
John W. Perry, Jr.
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Margaret 'Peggy' Landry
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Margaret Burleigh
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Mediation Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael T. Pulaski
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Mildred 'Mimi' Methvin
Satori ADR - Lafayette, LA
Pamela N. Breedlove
Breedlove Law Firm - Attorney Mediator - Bossier City, LA
Patrick J. Briney
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Richard Hymel
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Terri P. Ricks, LLC
- Baton Rouge, LA
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Cotton Valley Mitigation Bank
Daniel S. Coggin - Coggin Asset Management, LLC - Amory, MS
Denton Bottoms Mitigation Bank
Daniel S. Coggin - Coggin Asset Management, LLC - Amory, MS
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
EcoSystem Renewal, LLC
Danny Moran - Baton Rouge, LA
Gibson Realty & Land Company
- Mccomb, MS
Gum Swamp Mitigation Bank
Andrew J. Harrison, Jr - Wetland Mitigation Strategies, LLC - Baton Rouge, LA
Long Lonesome Mitigation Bank
Daniel S. Coggin - Coggin Asset Management, LLC - Amory, MS
Michael A. Petter
Resource & Land Management, Inc. - President - Pleasanton, TX
Mitigation Solutions USA
- Houston, TX
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Restoration Systems
George Howard - Raleigh, NC
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Adam Young
Young & Cotter, LLC - Abbeville, LA
Andrew J. Harrison, Jr.
Harrison Law, LLC - Managing Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Benn Vincent
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Clara M. Sartor
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P. - Monroe, LA
Con Cotter
Young & Cotter, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
H. Ward Fontenot
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Harry R. Holladay
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Howell A. Dennis, Jr.
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Hunter W. Lundy
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P. - Lake Charles, LA
J. Michael Veron
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
J. Rock Palermo III
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
James C. Bates
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Memeber - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Bullen
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Williams, IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jere Jay Bice
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
Joseph L. Hargrove Jr.
Hargrove, Smelley, Strickland & Langley - Shreveport, LA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Rosemary Rougon Rummler
Rosemary Rougon Rummler, Attorney at Law, APLC - Oscar, LA
S. Beaux Jones
Baldwin Haspel Burke and Mayer - Environmental Lawyer - New Orleans, LA
Samuel W. (Billy) Plauché
Plauché & Carr LLP - Lafayette, LA
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.
- New Orleans, LA
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P.
- Monroe, LA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Steven I. Klein
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Terrence D. McCay
Kean Miller LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Thomas C. McKowen IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Turner D. Brumby
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Adam Trahan
ENCOS - Baton Rouge, LA
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Charles “Bo” Collins
Sunrise Fisheries, Inc. - Fisheries Biologist - Lake Village, AR
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Comite Resources, Inc.
Dr. John W. Day, Jr. - Covington, LA
CRC, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Cypress Creek Environmental
Josh McDaniel - Wetland Biologist - Oak Grove, LA
Daniel Bollich
Delta Land Services - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf South Research Corporation
- Baton Rouge, LA
HYDRIK Wetland Consultants
- Michael Henry 604 W. - Hammond, LA
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Houston, TX
Jerry Williamson
Sunrise Fisheries - Aquaculturalist and Certified Fishery Scientist - Lake Village, AR
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Land and Aquatic Resource Management, LLC
- Matt Williams, PWS - Benton, LA
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Riparian, Inc.
- Kathy Haggar - Baton Rouge, LA
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Tierra Resources LLC
Dr. Sarah Mack - Founder and CEO - New Orleans, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
WetlandsReport.com
Scott Nesbit - Sales - Baton Rouge, LA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
AR
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Kevin Daugherty
Forestland Associates, LLC. - Owner - Urania, LA
Lance Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Consulting Forester - Ruston, LA
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Matthew N. Walters
Walters Forestry Services - Mayhew, MS
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
RoyOMartin Forestry Services
John Dunn - Manager - Alexandria, LA
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Bill Sutton, Jessica Homyack - Co-Chairs - Clemson, SC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA

 Conservation Servitudes

   
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How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

A simple example illustrates how a conservation easement works in practice. Let’s assume pressure from buyers building vacation homes has pushed the value of land up in recent years to the point where the family is concerned about how the next generation will pay the estate tax bill without selling the land.

 

Land Preservation - An Essential Ingredient in Smart Growth
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The preservation of land for working rural landscapes, wildlife habitat, urban parks, recreational trails, and protecting water supplies and floodplains is emerging as an integral component of smart growth programs.

 

6 Basic Steps to Conveying a Conservation Easement
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How does one go about donating or selling a conservation easement.? There is no one right way to go about it. However, the following outline shows the most common steps to the process.

 

Conservation Easements
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One tool for estate planners is the conservation easement, by which a landowner voluntarily restricts his or her land from being developed, restricts the amount of development or protects existing features, like a building facade with historic value.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Conservation Force - Conservation easements overview
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Conservation Force is a Louisiana based land trust that focuses on preserving private land and game for hunting and fishing. 

 

Conservation Easements - A Tool for Preventing the Fragmentation of Family Lands
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Land stewards can use conservation easements to help manage the future. Conservation easements can be created to protect different natural assets ranging from endangered species and water sources to productive, open space and agricultural land.

 

Summary of Findings Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Key Findings from the CEAP-Cropland Assessment of the Effects of Conservation Practices on Cultivated Cropland in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
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Fact Sheet.

 

Conservation Easements – The Latest Tool in the Protection of Lands and Landscapes in the Mississippi Delta
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Conservation easements have been utilized as a primary tool for land protection in the United States for approximately thirty years. The movement started in the Northeastern part of the country and has slowly, but steadily, made its way to the Southeast; the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to be specific.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act (with 2007 Amendments)
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The Act enables durable restrictions and affirmative obligations to be attached to real property to protect natural and historic resources.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Louisiana Conservation Servitudes

A conservation easement is known as a conservation servitude in Louisiana. This is a valuable land conservation tool that can be used to protect the legacy of your land.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land
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There are several kinds of tax benefits available to donors of land or conservation easements. This article attempts to summarize these benefits and provide some examples of how they work.

 

NRCS Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative and NFWF Recovered Oil Fund

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is fouling beaches, marshes and mudflats all along the northern Gulf coast, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has created the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative.& ...

 

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

 

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

 

Barthell Joseph and the Wetland Reserve Program

While in college, Barthell Joseph made several trips to the home of a friend whose family owned property near Hollandale, Mississippi, close to the Mississippi River.

 

Fred Bordelon's and Ernie Lane's Forest

Ernie Lane and Fred Bordelon grew up Greenville, Mississippi where they developed an appreciation for the bottomland hardwood forests in the floodplain of the Mississippi River.

 

2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

 

Preserving Big Black River of Mississippi

The Mississippi Land Trust and Ferris negotiated the terms of the conservation easement together. This binding agreement prohibits any development not compatible with a relatively natural preserve.

 

Coles Creek Land and Timber Company

Coles Creek Land and Timber Company (Coles Creek) is located approximately ten miles north of Natchez, Mississippi across the river from Waterproof, Louisiana.

 

Goldsby Easement Helps Preserve Mississippi River

The Duck Lake Project exemplifies what can happen when business, government and conservation interests work together to protect the environment.

 

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

Conservation Easements and Economic Incentives
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The Mississippi Delta: Land Worth Conserving. The following is the speech given by the Resources First Foundation's Conservation Tax Center Director, Breana Behrens, given on Saturday, October 26 as a part of the inagural Tara Talks, at the Tara Wildlife in Mississippi.

 

Working Lands For Wildlife
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Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a voluntary, incentive-based effort—the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its conservation partners will provide landowners with technical and financial assistance to: Restore populations of declining wildlife species.

 

NextGen Conservation - Peninsula Open Space Trust engages Millennials in its mission.
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The 80 million-plus Millennials in the United States represent the next generation of potential land trust supporters and advocates.

 

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities
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Many rural communities are facing challenges, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, declining rural populations, and loss of working lands.

 

Conservation of Private Lands - Opportunities and Challenges for the States
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Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space, continue to be one of the underlying rallying cries in support of state-level smart growth initiatives, the fact remains that with few exceptions, conservation of privately-owned working lands has not received significant attention in smart growth literature or conferences.

 

Bosque Canyon Ranch v. Comm’r—Partnerships Denied Deductions for Conservation Easements Allowing Movable Homesites and Taxed on Disguised Sales of Homesites
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Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P. located in the hill country of Texas was just denied $15.9 million of deductions claimed by partnerships for the donation of conservation easements on two grounds in a tax court decision.

 

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

 

The Conservation Easement Quiz
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Take a quick quiz and test your knowledge on conservation easements and learn if they can work for you.

 

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank
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The CE Paragraph Databank is a work in progress assembled by the Stanford Conservation and Climate Change Drafting Committee and a number of CE professionals assisting in the work.

 

Conservation Easements and the 2010 Roth Conversion - A symbiotic relationship
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It may come as a shock, but there is a sort of symbiotic relationship at work between property owners with conservation easements and the IRS.

 

Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

 

Farm and Forest Land Preservation With Conservation Easements
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This publication is intended to provide basic information on conservation easements for landowners, community leaders, students and other interested individuals.

 

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

 

Conservation Easements - Donor Beware
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Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.

 

Easements prove valuable in efforts to protect land
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Practically no one had heard of conservation easements 15 years ago when Charleston native Herbert J. Butler began trying to protect his hundreds of acres of former rice fields.

 

State of the Land 2006, A brief inventory of public and private land in the United States
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“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Quoted from an essay by Thoreau lamenting the way in which modern urban life has made natural resources into commodities and isolated people from the natural processes on which their lives depended.

 

Coastal Forest Conservation Initiative Guidelines
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Coastal forests in Louisiana have long been recognized as valuable for the goods and services that they provide. However, since coastal forests have become increasingly vulnerable to pressures from natural and anthropogenic forces, these critical habitats are in danger of being lost.

 

Conservation Servitudes - a path to protection
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The Lousiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, through their Natural Areas Program, purchases conservation easements on private land to preserve Lousiana's natural heritage.

 

An Overview of Financial Alternatives for Land Conservation Transactions
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Clearly, the motivation for a land conservation transaction is often the desire of the landowner to safeguard the property. However, this objective must be balanced with the need to maximize the return to the landowner.

 

Show Conservation Servitudes Organizations & Professionals (240)
There are 240 resources serving Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Servitudes Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Daniel L. Lorenzi
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Donald K Carroll
- Oak Grove, LA
Farm Commons
Rachel Armstrong - Founder and Executive Director - Duluth, MN
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Holden Hoggatt
Hoggatt Law Group - Lafayette, LA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
Joel Edwin Cape
Frilot LLC - Partner - New Orleans, LA
John S. Campbell, Jr.
Taylor Porter - Partner - Baton Rouge, LA
Leo Miller, Attorney at Law
- West Monroe, LA
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP
- Lake Charles, LA
Ronald F. Lattier
Law Offices of Ronald F. Lattier, LLC - Shreveport, LA
Rosemary Rougon Rummler
Rosemary Rougon Rummler, Attorney at Law, APLC - Oscar, LA
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.
- New Orleans, LA
Certified Appraisers
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Arthur L. Schwertz, MAI
Argote, Derbes - Vice-President/Partner - Metairie, LA
Henry W. Tatje, III, MAI
Argote, Derbes...Tatje, Inc. - Part Owner/V.P. - Metairie, LA
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Paul E. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Broker, Consultant - Junction, TX
Peter M. McEnery, MAI
The McEnery Company - President - Covington, LA
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Steve Butler
TimberCorp, Inc. - President - Brandon, MS
Terry J. Broussard, MAI
Broussard Realty & Appraisal - Kaplan, LA
TrustLand
- Alexandria, LA
Walter H. Gibbes, III, MAI
Gibbes Valuation Consultants, Inc. - President - McComb, MS
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Estate Planners
Blaise M. Sonnier
Allen & Gooch - Of Counsel - Lafayette, LA
Charles T. 'Tad' Hightower
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Joe Psalmonds, CFP®
JPJ Investments, Inc. - President, Certified Financial Planner™ - Shreveport, LA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Carey Messina
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Carrick R. Inabnett
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P. - Monroe, LA
Charles Weems
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - President - Alexandria, LA
Christian N. Weiler
Weiler & Rees - New Orleans, LA
Christie Boudan Rao
McGlinchey Stafford - Associate - New Orleans, LA
Con Cotter
Young & Cotter, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Donald K Carroll
- Oak Grove, LA
Dorrell J. Brister
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
Edward N. George
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Erin E. Bohacek
Stone Pigman - Associate - New Orleans, LA
Erin J. Benoit
Weiler & Rees - Covington, LA
Gary Conlay
- Natchitoches, LA
Gerhardt Toerner
Antin Law Firm - Hammond, LA
Gregory B. Upton
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
Guy Campbell, III
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P. - Monroe, LA
Hirschel T. Aboott
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
J. Graves Theus, Jr.
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
J. Todd Kindler
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Jake Airey
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Jaye A. Calhoun
McGlinchey Stafford - Member - New Orleans, LA
John J. Weiler
Weiler & Rees - New Orleans, LA
Kenneth A. Weiss
McGlinchey Stafford - Member - New Orleans, LA
Kevin C. Curry
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Kristi W. Richard
McGlinchey Stafford - Assoicate - Baton Rouge, LA
Kyle C. McInnis
Cook Yancey - Shareholder - Shreveport, LA
L. Milton Cancienne Jr.
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Laura Walker Plunkett
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
Lawrence L. Lewis III
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Lester J. Zaunbrecher
Allen & Gooch - Partner - Lafayette, LA
Linda S. Melancon
Legacy Center of Louisiana - Owner - Prairieville, LA
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP
- Lake Charles, LA
Marie A. Moore
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Mary Shirer Romagosa
Cornerstone Financial Group - Vice President - Lafayette, LA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Paul Damian Rees
Weiler & Rees - Covington, LA
Rachel South Boquet
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Rhonda M. Gabb
Ronda M. Gabb & Associates LLC - Covington, LA
Richard M. Campbell
- Monroe, LA
Ronald F. Lattier
Law Offices of Ronald F. Lattier, LLC - Shreveport, LA
Ryan C. Toups
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Siobhan S. Leger
Legacy Center of Louisiana - Attorney-at-Law - Prairieville, LA
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P.
- Monroe, LA
Stephen R. Yancey II
Cook Yancey - Shreveport, LA
Steven T. Ramos
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Sue Tannehill Mann
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Susan J. Burkenstock
Elkins PLC - New Orleans, LA
Susan M. Peterson
Weiler & Rees - New Orleans, LA
Ted W. Hoyt
Hoyt & Stanford LLC - Lafayette, LA
Terri P. Ricks, LLC
- Baton Rouge, LA
The Rowe Law Firm
- Baton Rouge, LA
Theresa Ann Barnatt
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Thomas C. McKowen IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Troy D. Cancienne
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Valerie Van Matherne
- Monroe, LA
Walter “Bud” Antin
Antin Law Firm - Hammond, LA
William C. Kalmbach
Cook Yancey - Shreveport, LA
William Deryl Medlin
McMichael, Medlin, D'Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue, LLC - Member - Shreveport, LA
William P. Stubbs, Jr.
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Young & Cotter, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Agricultural Sales Tax Exemption
LA
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Forest Protection Tax
- Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Dairy Producers Refundable Tax Credit Program
- Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Use Value Statue for Agricultural, Horticultural, Marsh and Timber Lands
LA
Louisiana Wildlife Management Tax Exemption
LA
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Land Trust for Louisiana
- Hammond, LA
Louisiana Land Trust
Baton Rouge Office - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Land Trust
New Orleans Office - New Orleans, LA
Mississippi River Trust
- Stoneville, MS
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Louisiana Field Office
- Baton Rouge, LA
Lawyers
Alvin C. Miester III
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Andrew A. Lemmon
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Benn Vincent
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Bernard H. McLaughlin Jr.
McLaughlin Mediation - Lake Charles, LA
Blaise M. Sonnier
Allen & Gooch - Of Counsel - Lafayette, LA
Carey Messina
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Charles T. 'Tad' Hightower
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Con Cotter
Young & Cotter, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Daniel J. Walter
Stone Pigman - Asssociate - New Orleans, LA
Daniel L. Lorenzi
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Daniel M. Barbato
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
David Sherman Cook
David S. Cook, APLC - Lafayette, LA
Don R. Beard
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Dorrell J. Brister
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
E. Howell Crosby
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Edward N. George
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Erin E. Bohacek
Stone Pigman - Associate - New Orleans, LA
Erin J. Benoit
Weiler & Rees - Covington, LA
F. Sherman Boughton Jr.
McGlinchey Stafford - Member - New Orleans, LA
Frederick R. Parker Jr.
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Shreveport, LA
Gary Conlay
- Natchitoches, LA
Gary J. Elkins
Elkins PLC - Shareholder - New Orleans, LA
Gerhardt Toerner
Antin Law Firm - Hammond, LA
Gregory B. Upton
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
H. Ward Fontenot
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Harry R. Holladay
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Hirschel T. Aboott
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
Holden Hoggatt
Hoggatt Law Group - Lafayette, LA
Howell A. Dennis, Jr.
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
J. Graves Theus, Jr.
Gold, Weems, Bruser, Sues and Rundell - Shareholder - Alexandria, LA
J. Todd Kindler
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Jake Airey
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
James C. Bates
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Memeber - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Bullen
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Williams, IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Jason R. Brown
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Jaye A. Calhoun
McGlinchey Stafford - Member - New Orleans, LA
Joel Edwin Cape
Frilot LLC - Partner - New Orleans, LA
John J. Weiler
Weiler & Rees - New Orleans, LA
John S. Campbell, Jr.
Taylor Porter - Partner - Baton Rouge, LA
John W. Colbert
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
John W. Perry, Jr.
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Kenneth A. Weiss
McGlinchey Stafford - Member - New Orleans, LA
Kevin C. Curry
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Kristi W. Richard
McGlinchey Stafford - Assoicate - Baton Rouge, LA
Kyle C. McInnis
Cook Yancey - Shareholder - Shreveport, LA
L. Milton Cancienne Jr.
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Laura N. Buck
Young & Cotter, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Laura Walker Plunkett
Stone Pigman - Member - New Orleans, LA
Lawrence L. Lewis III
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Lawrence Lorenzi
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Lester J. Zaunbrecher
Allen & Gooch - Partner - Lafayette, LA
Linda S. Melancon
Legacy Center of Louisiana - Owner - Prairieville, LA
Mandy Mendoza Gagliardi
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Margaret 'Peggy' Landry
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Marie A. Moore
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Michael T. Pulaski
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Mildred 'Mimi' Methvin
Satori ADR - Lafayette, LA
Pamela N. Breedlove
Breedlove Law Firm - Attorney Mediator - Bossier City, LA
Patrick J. Briney
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Paul Damian Rees
Weiler & Rees - Covington, LA
Phyllis D. Sims
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Rachel South Boquet
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Rhonda M. Gabb
Ronda M. Gabb & Associates LLC - Covington, LA
Richard Hymel
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Richard M. Campbell
- Monroe, LA
Rosemary Rougon Rummler
Rosemary Rougon Rummler, Attorney at Law, APLC - Oscar, LA
Ross Brupbacher
Young & Cotter, LLC - New Orleans, LA
Ryan C. Toups
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
S. Beaux Jones
Baldwin Haspel Burke and Mayer - Environmental Lawyer - New Orleans, LA
Samuel W. (Billy) Plauché
Plauché & Carr LLP - Lafayette, LA
Siobhan S. Leger
Legacy Center of Louisiana - Attorney-at-Law - Prairieville, LA
Stephen R. Yancey II
Cook Yancey - Shreveport, LA
Steven T. Ramos
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Sue Tannehill Mann
Onebane Law Firm, PC - Lafayette, LA
Susan J. Burkenstock
Elkins PLC - New Orleans, LA
Susan M. Peterson
Weiler & Rees - New Orleans, LA
TEC - Title Exchange Company
Patrick Cusick, Attorney - Certified Exchange Specialist - Baton Rouge, LA
Ted W. Hoyt
Hoyt & Stanford LLC - Lafayette, LA
Terri P. Ricks, LLC
- Baton Rouge, LA
Thomas C. McKowen IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Troy D. Cancienne
Cancienne Law Firm - Houma, LA
Valerie Van Matherne
- Monroe, LA
Walter “Bud” Antin
Antin Law Firm - Hammond, LA
William C. Kalmbach
Cook Yancey - Shreveport, LA
William Deryl Medlin
McMichael, Medlin, D'Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue, LLC - Member - Shreveport, LA
William H. Langenstein
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
William P. Stubbs, Jr.
Stubbs Law Firm, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Young & Cotter, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Adam Young
Young & Cotter, LLC - Abbeville, LA
Andrew J. Harrison, Jr.
Harrison Law, LLC - Managing Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Benn Vincent
Kean Miller LLP - Baton Rouge, LA
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Clara M. Sartor
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P. - Monroe, LA
Con Cotter
Young & Cotter, LLC - Lafayette, LA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
H. Ward Fontenot
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Harry R. Holladay
Chaffe McCall L.L.P. - New Orleans, LA
Howell A. Dennis, Jr.
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Hunter W. Lundy
Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, L.L.P. - Lake Charles, LA
J. Michael Veron
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
J. Rock Palermo III
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
James C. Bates
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Memeber - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Bullen
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
James L. Williams, IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jere Jay Bice
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
Joseph L. Hargrove Jr.
Hargrove, Smelley, Strickland & Langley - Shreveport, LA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Rosemary Rougon Rummler
Rosemary Rougon Rummler, Attorney at Law, APLC - Oscar, LA
S. Beaux Jones
Baldwin Haspel Burke and Mayer - Environmental Lawyer - New Orleans, LA
Samuel W. (Billy) Plauché
Plauché & Carr LLP - Lafayette, LA
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.
- New Orleans, LA
Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett & Trascher, L.L.P.
- Monroe, LA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Steven I. Klein
Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. - New Orleans, LA
Terrence D. McCay
Kean Miller LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Thomas C. McKowen IV
Dennis, Bates & Bullen, LLP - Member - Baton Rouge, LA
Turner D. Brumby
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
Tax Advisors
Corporate Office
Argent Financial - Ruston, LA
David J. Romagosa
Cornerstone Financial Group - President - Lafayette, LA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Agricultural Sales Tax Exemption
LA
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
 

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Ecofin LTD Lowered Its Covanta Holding (CVA) Stake by $1.76 Million as Share Price Declined; As First Finl Bankshares (FFIN) Stock Rose, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Lowered Stake - The NBO News
8/20/2019 11:12:52 AM
Ecofin LTD Lowered Its Covanta Holding (CVA) Stake by $1.76 Million as Share Price Declined; As First Finl Bankshares (FFIN) Stock Rose, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Lowered Stake    The NBO News Ecofin Ltd decreased its stake in Covanta Holding Corp (CVA) by 12.68% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ecofin Ltd sold 103773 ...

La. lawmakers renew push to increase coastal money - Houma Courier
7/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
La. lawmakers renew push to increase coastal money    Houma Courier Louisiana lawmakers in the House are renewing efforts to increase the amount of federal money the state receives from Gulf of Mexico oil leases.The money ...

Intense rainfall from Barry swamps Louisiana, Mississippi - CBS News
7/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Intense rainfall from Barry swamps Louisiana, Mississippi    CBS News Barry quickly lost its punch after coming ashore Saturday as the first hurricane of the year. But up to 20 inches of rain may fall as the system moves inland.

Tropical Storm Barry gets closer to landfall in Louisiana - KSAT San Antonio
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tropical Storm Barry gets closer to landfall in Louisiana    KSAT San Antonio Tropical Storm Barry moved deeper inland Saturday night, dumping heavy rain and overtopping levees in areas along the Louisiana coastline.

'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana - KBTX
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana    KBTX With the storm expected to blow ashore early Saturday near Morgan City as the first hurricane of the season, authorities rushed to close floodgates and raise the ...

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico and threatens to hit U.S. as a hurricane - CBS News
7/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico and threatens to hit U.S. as a hurricane    CBS News Tropical Storm Barry formed off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday and threatened to blow ashore as a hurricane with drenching rains that could test the ...

Edwards completes bill decisions from Louisiana session - KLFY
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Edwards completes bill decisions from Louisiana session    KLFY BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Gov. John Bel Edwards has made decisions on every bill from this year's legislative session that reached his desk, signing all but six ...

Walk-On's offers a taste of Louisiana in North Carolina - WRAL.com
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Walk-On's offers a taste of Louisiana in North Carolina    WRAL.com The owner of Walk-On's in Fayetteville showed off four of their dishes Monday morning.

A Flooding Reprieve for 25000 acres of Louisiana Farmland - Successful Farming
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
A Flooding Reprieve for 25000 acres of Louisiana Farmland    Successful Farming Farmers with 25000 acres of crops at stake won a last minute reprieve when the Army Corps of Engineers decided Thursday to hold off opening a Mississippi ...

Dispatches from a Sinking State: How Louisiana Communities Can Adapt to Climate Change - Big Easy Magazine
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dispatches from a Sinking State: How Louisiana Communities Can Adapt to Climate Change    Big Easy Magazine In May, a report from Louisiana's Office of Community Development unveiled a blueprint for the state to adapt to climate change and flooding. The report, titled ...

Law will force Louisiana restaurants to ID foreign shrimp, crawfish. Will it change people's orders? - NOLA.com
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Law will force Louisiana restaurants to ID foreign shrimp, crawfish. Will it change people's orders?    NOLA.com As a shrimper, Kim Chauvin has certain standards when she eats seafood in restaurants. She also has questions.

What Is the Louisiana Mirliton? - southernliving.com
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
What Is the Louisiana Mirliton?    southernliving.com NOLA residents take food seriously. Gumbo. Beignets. Crawfish boils. But the humble Louisiana mirliton — a large, flavorful squash that many know as a ...

Louisiana museum opening with new features - Hannibal.net
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana museum opening with new features    Hannibal.net There'll be a little “new” to go with the “intriguing” when the Louisiana Area Historical Museum opens for the season Tuesday, May 28.

Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa Opens Third Louisiana Location In Mandeville - PRNewswire
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa Opens Third Louisiana Location In Mandeville    PRNewswire CLEARWATER, Fla., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinch A Penny Pool Patio Spa, the nation's largest swimming pool retail, *service*, and repair franchise, ...

Ohio power company fulfills Louisiana wetlands agreement - Fox Business
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ohio power company fulfills Louisiana wetlands agreement    Fox Business An Ohio-based multinational power company has completed an agreement to pay for potential pollution by reforesting wetlands for a national wildlife refuge in ...

The Search For A Controversial Woodpecker Continues in Louisiana - WWNO
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Search For A Controversial Woodpecker Continues in Louisiana    WWNO For decades, people assumed the ivory-billed woodpecker was extinct. The last confirmed sighting was in north Louisiana in the 1940s, but rumors of its.

CCA Louisiana and Conservation Partners begin construction on Big Jacks Reef - Post South
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
CCA Louisiana and Conservation Partners begin construction on Big Jacks Reef    Post South The original reef, named in honor of the late Jack Lawton, Sr., known by family and friends as “Big Jack,” was built in the summer of 2017. Coastal Conservation ...

Cenla farmers markets planning special events for 'Rural Farmers Market Month' - KALB News
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cenla farmers markets planning special events for 'Rural Farmers Market Month'    KALB News Central Louisiana farmers markets are planning special events in June to celebrate Rural Farmers Market Month.

Micanopy whooping crane part of effort to boost crane numbers in Louisiana - Gainesville Sun
5/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Micanopy whooping crane part of effort to boost crane numbers in Louisiana    Gainesville Sun The rare whooping crane that spent time in the Micanopy area, sometimes spotted socializing with smaller sandhills, is gone. But that's good — even though ...

Louisiana Children's Museum to Open the Doors at New $47.5 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in New Orleans City Park, End of Summer 2019 - PRNewswire
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Children's Museum to Open the Doors at New $47.5 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in New Orleans City Park, End of Summer 2019    PRNewswire NEW ORLEANS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Louisiana Children's Museum (LCM) in New Orleans City Park at 1 Roosevelt Mall is set to open its ...

Louisiana Wildlife Federation Honors CITGO as 2018 Corporate Conservationist of the Year - PRNewswire
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation Honors CITGO as 2018 Corporate Conservationist of the Year    PRNewswire HOUSTON, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation was honored as the 2018 Corporate Conservationist of the Year by the Louisiana ...

Severe weather in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana with tornadoes, flooding, thunderstorms; 5 confirmed weather-related deaths - CBS News
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Severe weather in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana with tornadoes, flooding, thunderstorms; 5 confirmed weather-related deaths    CBS News Severe weather has struck parts of the southern United States, with apparent tornadoes causing damage in Texas and Louisiana. CBS News has confirmed five ...

You Don't Have to Be an Angler to Visit Grand Isle - Houstonia Magazine
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
You Don't Have to Be an Angler to Visit Grand Isle    Houstonia Magazine Hiking and birdwatching on Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island.

Garden Guru: Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens part of historic Louisiana iris project - Savannah Morning News
4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Garden Guru: Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens part of historic Louisiana iris project    Savannah Morning News As a graduate student at Texas A&M, it was brought to my attention on more than one occasion about the incredible preservation work of Caroline Dormon from ...

Southeast Louisiana People in Business for April 7, 2019 - The Advocate
4/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southeast Louisiana People in Business for April 7, 2019    The Advocate Kendall Booth has joined health and life insurance brokerage firm Group Insurance Inc. as director of media marketing. Booth returns to Baton Rouge from ...

Cypress Hemp is on a mission to share the benefits of CBD oil with Louisiana - [225] - 225 Baton Rouge
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cypress Hemp is on a mission to share the benefits of CBD oil with Louisiana - [225]    225 Baton Rouge Kristy Hebert's life was changed forever when she was hit by a drunk driver her freshman year at LSU. Hebert was walking down Nicholson Drive in 2012 when ...

Louisiana Republican Seeks to 'Redefine' Climate Change for GOP - Bloomberg Environment
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Republican Seeks to 'Redefine' Climate Change for GOP    Bloomberg Environment Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) has made it clear he is an ardent advocate for saving his state's disappearing coastline. Now he has to make clear his views on ...

INSIGHT-Post-Katrina promise of oil money leaves states shortchanged - CNBC
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
INSIGHT-Post-Katrina promise of oil money leaves states shortchanged    CNBC But revenues have fallen short of forecasts by half, leaving Louisiana with a gap in financing for a $50 billion plan for projects to raise levees, build flood gates, ...

WIFI Connected 8-in-1 Pellet Grill and Smoker Hits the Market - PRNewswire
3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
WIFI Connected 8-in-1 Pellet Grill and Smoker Hits the Market    PRNewswire PHOENIX, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana Grills is honored to announce its first WIFI enabled grill and smoker with - The Founders Series.

Louisiana gas production rebounds to 2012 figures as drillers return to Haynesville; here's why - The Advocate
3/10/2019 4:00:00 AM
Louisiana gas production rebounds to 2012 figures as drillers return to Haynesville; here's why    The Advocate Louisiana's natural gas production has quietly rebounded to its highest point since 2012, as drillers return to north Louisiana with billions in capital investments ...

Extreme wet weather in Louisiana and California highlights urgent need for newer, smarter strategies - Environmental Defense Fund
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Extreme wet weather in Louisiana and California highlights urgent need for newer, smarter strategies    Environmental Defense Fund Record-setting wet winter weather led both states last week to release significant amounts of water from reservoirs and rivers to prevent flooding, underscoring ...

LA's agricultural hall of fame to induct 4 new members - Knoe.com
2/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
LA's agricultural hall of fame to induct 4 new members    Knoe.com Louisiana's agricultural hall of fame will have four new members in March, including its second female member.

Commitment of Louisiana State Funds to Coastal Priorities Is Necessary in Face of Urgent Crisis - Environmental Defense Fund
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Commitment of Louisiana State Funds to Coastal Priorities Is Necessary in Face of Urgent Crisis    Environmental Defense Fund (BATON ROUGE, LA — January 23, 2019) Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards made two key announcements today for funding and strong leadership of ...

Louisiana Eats: Talking Trash - WWNO
1/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Eats: Talking Trash    WWNO Americans waste more than 373 Million pounds of food each day. That's a pound per person. On this week's show, we're talking trash — in a productive way,

New pest found in Darlington County forces some states to quarantine S.C. sweet potatoes - Clemson Newsstand
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
New pest found in Darlington County forces some states to quarantine S.C. sweet potatoes    Clemson Newsstand A new pest detected in two farm fields in Darlington County has resulted in a quarantine of South Carolina sweet potatoes by Louisiana and Mississippi. Guava ...

Whooping crane may be relocated to La. - Gainesville Sun
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Whooping crane may be relocated to La.    Gainesville Sun State and federal wildlife officials are considering whether to move a native-to-Florida whooping crane to a population in Louisiana, in hopes that she'll find a ...

Coastal Restoration Organizations Praise Appointment of New CPRA Interim Chairperson - Environmental Defense Fund
12/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coastal Restoration Organizations Praise Appointment of New CPRA Interim Chairperson    Environmental Defense Fund Today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appointed Chip Kline as the new Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority interim chairperson.

ADM, Agrible and General Mills and Louisiana Cotton Farmer Jay Hardwick Take Top Honors at Field to Market's 2018 Sustainability Leadership Awards - CSRwire.com
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
ADM, Agrible and General Mills and Louisiana Cotton Farmer Jay Hardwick Take Top Honors at Field to Market's 2018 Sustainability Leadership Awards    CSRwire.com DENVER, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture last night announced the 2018 recipients of its prestigious Sustainability ...

Environmental group sues feds over need to protect Louisiana turtle - NOLA.com
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Environmental group sues feds over need to protect Louisiana turtle    NOLA.com A freshwater turtle found only in Louisiana and Mississippi isn't getting the protections it needs to avoid extinction, according to a lawsuit the Center for Biological ...

Louisiana Environmental Impact Bond May Reduce Coastal Land Loss - Conservation Finance Network
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Environmental Impact Bond May Reduce Coastal Land Loss    Conservation Finance Network Bordered by beautiful wetlands along the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana is a hub of transportation and industry. A pilot environmental impact bond could seed a set of ...

Voltus Opens Louisiana Demand Response Market for Large Commercial and Industrial Customers - PR Newswire
9/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Voltus Opens Louisiana Demand Response Market for Large Commercial and Industrial Customers    PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Sep 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltus Inc., the leading provider of demand response to the commercial and industrial market, announced today ...

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Prime Rock Resources and New Dawn Energy Announce Joint Development Agreement in Louisiana Targeting the Austin Chalk - PRNewswire
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Prime Rock Resources and New Dawn Energy Announce Joint Development Agreement in Louisiana Targeting the Austin Chalk    PRNewswire MIDLAND, Texas and HOUSTON, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Rock Resources ("Prime Rock"), an upstream portfolio company of Lime Rock Partners, ...

Louisiana sues federal government to repair erosion along Gulf Intracoastal Waterway - NOLA.com
2/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana sues federal government to repair erosion along Gulf Intracoastal Waterway    NOLA.com Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry sued the federal government Friday, demanding that it repair land in a state conservation area in Vermilion Parish that ...

Louisiana Pipeline Firm Can Keep Land-Grab Records Secret - Courthouse News Service
1/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Pipeline Firm Can Keep Land-Grab Records Secret    Courthouse News Service BATON ROUGE, La. (CN) – A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a pipeline company has no obligation under the state's public-records law to hand over ...

Louisiana Pipeline Project Spurs Demand for Land-Grab Records - Courthouse News Service
1/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Pipeline Project Spurs Demand for Land-Grab Records    Courthouse News Service BATON ROUGE, La. (CN) – Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit accusing a Louisiana pipeline company of refusing to hand over records about its claim ...

Louisiana Forced Pooling – Timing is Important | Gray Reed & McGraw - JD Supra
5/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Forced Pooling – Timing is Important | Gray Reed & McGraw    JD Supra Trigger warning for Texas readers: This entry will discuss forced pooling. You may now retreat to your “safe space”, where “no guvment-sumbitch-bureaucrat can ...

Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil - Chicago Tribune
8/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil    Chicago Tribune From 5,000 feet up, it's difficult to make out where Louisiana's coastline used to be. But follow the skeletal remains of decades-old oil canals, and you get an idea ...

H-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepancies - The Advocate
2/20/2016 3:00:00 AM
H-2B guest-worker program under fire over salary discrepancies    The Advocate With crawfish season just around the corner, Congress' decision to quadruple the size of a guest-worker program might be described as a gift to Louisiana's ...

Pardee Resources Company: Summary Judgment Motion in Kings Dome Case Reversed - PR Newswire
6/4/2010 3:00:00 AM
Pardee Resources Company: Summary Judgment Motion in Kings Dome Case Reversed    PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 28, 2010, the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal ("Court of Appeal") rendered a decision in the litigation ...