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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 (448)
There are 448 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast 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
Bradley Breland
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Carl Frentress
Senior Wildlife Biologist - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, TX
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
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Gulf South Research Corporation
- Baton Rouge, LA
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Jimmy Ernst
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Hammond, LA
John Wallace
Pheasants Forever Inc. - Regional Field Representative - Greenville, OH
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Justin Rabalais
Mississippi Alluvial Valley Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - New Iberia, 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
Terry Anderson
President - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Travis Dufour
Mississippi Alluvial Valley Biologist Supervisor - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Zane Leblanc
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist Supervisor - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Hammond, 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. - Zachary, 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
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
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Brodhead, WI
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Restoration Systems, LLC
- Raleigh, NC
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
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
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
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
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
John Galvez
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - South Florida Fisheries Resource Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Vero Beach, FL
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.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Alan B. Youens
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Atlanta, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Barry Crain
Louisiana State University - Extension Specialist - Alexandria, 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
Brian Richard Chandler
LSU Ag Center - Clinton, LA
Buddy Rosser
Dean, Youens, & Rosser - Graduate Forester - Daingerfield, TX
Cade Smith
- Jonesboro, LA
Callahan Forestry Services, Inc.
- Convington, LA
Carrie Mendoza
Louisiana State University - Extension Associate - Baton Rouge, LA
Carrol W. Cochran
Cochran Forestry - Owner - Ruston, LA
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, TX
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
Clyde Harvey
US Army Corps of Engineers - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
Complete Land and Timber Management, Inc
- Columbia, MS
Cornelis DeHoop
Louisiana State Univ AgCenter - Certified Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Coy Purkey
RecLand Realty, LLC - Forester/Agent - Monroe, LA
Dan Derouen
DeRouen Forestry - Ville Platte, LA
Dan H. Martin
Timberland Services - Taylor, 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
Donald Smith
Louisiana Department Agriculture - Certified Forester - Walker, LA
Donald P. Smith  
Louisiana Department of Agriculture - Baton Rouge, LA
Dr. Charles L. Shilling
- Baton Rouge, LA
Dr. D. Allen Rutherford
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center - Baton Rouge, 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
Forest Manangement Services
John A Bray - Certified Forester - Shongaloo, LA
Frank A McLeod, III, ACF
American Forest Management, Inc. - Columbia, SC
Gary E. Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Owner - Ruston, LA
Gary R. Beacher
Resource Management Service, LLC - Region Manager - Trout, LA
Gaston Lanaux
Lanaux Consulting - Husser, LA
Gene P. Darcey
Southern Forest Services - Baton Rouge, 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
George Eugene Scruggs
George Scruggs Jr, Forestry Consultant - Denham Springs, 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
Harry Helmrich
- Baton Rouge, LA
Harvey Bryant
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - President - Shreveport, LA
J. Marvin Taylor
Taylor Forestry, Inc. - President - Summit, MS
J. Michael Bird, ACF
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Chief Executive Officer - Center, TX
Jacob Rustin
Legacy Land & Timber - Procurement Forester - Devers, TX
Jakeb Pennington
Legacy Land & Timber - Forester - Devers, TX
James Carl Ward
Ward Forestry - Winnfield, LA
James Fredrick Fowler
James F. Fowler & Associates - Baton Rouge, 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
Jeff D. Hughes Jr.
- Bogalusa, LA
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jerry Talley
- Wisner, LA
Jim Caldwell
USFS - Pineville, LA
Jimmy Culpepper
Greener Tress LA LLC - Greenwell Springs, LA
Jimmy D. Broughton
Jimmy D. Broughton Consulting Forestry - Oakvale, MS
Joel Sanders
Joel Sanders Consulting Forestry - Baton Rouge, 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
Kevin Daugherty
Forestland Associates, LLC. - Owner - Urania, LA
Kirk Stanley Casanova
Louisiana Department of Ag & Forestry - Baton Rouge, 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
Lincoln Morris Moore
- Donaldsonville, 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 Smith & Associates
- Monroe, LA
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Michael K. Hudson
Temple Inland - Bogalusa, LA
Michael P. Thomas
LDAF Office of Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Mike Bird, ACF
Principal / Forester - Bird & Crawford Forestry - Center, TX
Mike Thomas
Thomas Forest Management LLC - Slaughter, LA
Mitch McGee
Wildlife Forestry, LLC - Owner - West Monroe, LA
Noble A. Thompson
Bayou State Timber Services Inc. - Vice President - Shreveport, LA
Paul F. Thompson, ACF
Farmcraft, Inc. - Oakdale, LA
Paul Stone
Crosby Resource Management - Sulphur, LA
Phil Cooley, CF
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, NC
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
Resource Management Service, Inc.
- Birmingham, AL
Resource Management Service, LLC
Gary Beacher - Region Manager, Louisiana - Trout, LA
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert Bennett III
Bennett Timber Co. - DeRidder, LA
Robert J. Tassin, ACF
Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc - Alexandria, LA
Robert Ogle
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Robin G. Willhoite
United Timber Management Company - Timpson, TX
Roland Dobson
Dobson Pulpwood Co - Campti, LA
Ronnie Edmonds
E&F Resource Management, LLC - Baton Rouge, LA
RoyOMartin Forestry Services
John Dunn - Manager - Alexandria, LA
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Ryan Jackson
Stevens Forestry Service, Inc. - Forester - El Dorado, AR
Samuel J. Crifasi, Jr., ACF
Forest Ecosystems - Owner - Baton Rouge, LA
Shaun Tanger
Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness, Louisiana State University - Extension Forest Economist - Baton Rouge, LA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
Holly Campbell - Southern Regional Extension Forestry - 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 Forests Network
- Asheville, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
Wib Owen - SGSF Executive Director - Garner, NC
Southern Loggers Cooperative
Jason Philip Slatten - Pineville, LA
Stephen E. Muslow
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, ACF
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President - Magnolia, AR
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas R. Bourland
Tom Bourland & Associates - Forester - Shreveport, LA
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Timberland Management Service
- Hammond, LA
Tobias P. Ford Jr., PLS, RPLS
Tobias P Ford Land Surveying - St. Francisville, LA
Verdel Forestry Services
- Vidalia, LA
W. Clapp
Graphic Packaging International - Certified Forester - West Monroe, LA
W. Pat Weber
Creative Forestry, LLC - Baton Rouge, LA
Wade Dubea
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - State Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Walsh Timber Co LLC
David Cupp - Zwolle, LA
Walter L. Stokes, ACF
Stokes Forestry Services, LLC - Owner - Baton Rouge, LA
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
William C. Siegel, ACF
- Forest Resource Consultant/Attorney - River Ridge, LA
William G. Hubbard
Cooperative Extension Service - Southern Regional Extension Forester - Athens, GA
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
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
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
Gary Tucker - Little Rock, AR
Hill Geophysical Consulting
Kevin Hill - Shreveport, LA
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
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
Civil War Trust
Tom Gilmore - Director of Real Estate - Washington , DC
Coastal Plain Conservancy
- Lake Charles, LA
Land Trust for Louisiana
Dr. Jay Addison - President - 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
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
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
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
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
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
Michael A. Petter
Resource & Land Management, Inc. - President - Pleasanton, TX
Mitigation Solutions USA
- 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
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
Guy E. Wall
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, LA
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
Philip Wood
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, LA
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
Timothy W. Hardy
Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. - Baton Rouge, LA
Turner D. Brumby
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
V. Joyce Matthews
Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. - Baton Rouge, LA
William C. Siegel, ACF
- Forest Resource Consultant/Attorney - River Ridge, 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
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Comite Resources, Inc.
Dr. John W. Day, Jr. - Zachary, 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 - Brodhead, WI
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
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
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
Riparian, Inc.
- Kathy Haggar - Baton Rouge, LA
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - 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
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
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
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Bill Sutton, Jessica Homyack - Co-Chairs - Clemson, SC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
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 (249)
There are 249 resources serving Southeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Servitudes Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Daniel L. Lorenzi
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP - Lake Charles, LA
Farm Commons
Rachel Armstrong - Madison, WI
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
Lorenzi & Barnatt LLP
- Lake Charles, 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
Eric P Moskau, MAI
Axia Valuation - Partner - Independence, LA
Henry W. Tatje, III, MAI
Argote, Derbes...Tatje, Inc. - Part Owner/V.P. - Metairie, LA
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
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 - Monroe, NC
Phil Cooley, CF
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Monroe, 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
Don R. Schneider
Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. - of counsel - Baton Rouge, 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
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
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 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
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
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
Land and Historic Resource Tax Credit
Steve Seidel - Delaware Division of Revenue - Wilmington, DE
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
Civil War Trust
Tom Gilmore - Director of Real Estate - Washington , DC
Coastal Plain Conservancy
- Lake Charles, LA
Land Trust for Louisiana
Dr. Jay Addison - President - 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
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
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
Guy E. Wall
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, 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
Patrick J. Briney
Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions - Baton Rouge, LA
Paul Damian Rees
Weiler & Rees - Covington, LA
Philip Wood
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, 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
Ted W. Hoyt
Hoyt & Stanford LLC - Lafayette, LA
Terrence D. McCay
Kean Miller LLP - Lake Charles, 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 C. Siegel, ACF
- Forest Resource Consultant/Attorney - River Ridge, 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
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
Guy E. Wall
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, LA
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
Philip Wood
Wall Bullington & Cook, LLC - New Orleans, LA
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
Timothy W. Hardy
Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. - Baton Rouge, LA
Turner D. Brumby
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC - Lake Charles, LA
V. Joyce Matthews
Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister. - Baton Rouge, LA
William C. Siegel, ACF
- Forest Resource Consultant/Attorney - River Ridge, LA
Tax Advisors
Corporate Office
Argent Financial - Ruston, LA
David J. Romagosa
Cornerstone Financial Group - President - Lafayette, LA
Ferro Financial, LLC
- Baton Rouge, 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
William C. Siegel, ACF
- Forest Resource Consultant/Attorney - River Ridge, LA
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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As Sea Levels Rise, This Community Funder is on the Front Lines - Inside Philanthropy
1/10/2019 2:00:03 PM
As Sea Levels Rise, This Community Funder is on the Front Lines    Inside Philanthropy Predictions about sea level rise grow increasingly dire, and the coast of Louisiana is on one of the (receding) front lines of this slow-motion crisis. Climate ...

Farm bill mostly beneficial for Louisiana ag producers - MyArkLaMiss
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farm bill mostly beneficial for Louisiana ag producers    MyArkLaMiss Last week, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed the 2018 farm bill with strong bipartisan support.

Musculoskeletal Oncology Clinic first in Louisiana - Weekly Citizen
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Musculoskeletal Oncology Clinic first in Louisiana    Weekly Citizen The team includes a surgical oncologist, orthopedic oncologist, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and social workers.

Workers’ comp rates will decline again for Louisiana employers - Donaldsonville Chief
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Workers’ comp rates will decline again for Louisiana employers    Donaldsonville Chief "Lower premium payments for businesses are a win for every Louisiana resident," said Louisiana Workforce Commission Secretary Ava Dejoie.

Captain D's Continues Aggressive Development in Louisiana with Opening of New Iberia Restaurant - PRNewswire
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Captain D's Continues Aggressive Development in Louisiana with Opening of New Iberia Restaurant    PRNewswire NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain D's, the nation's leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today the opening of its newest ...

Bells ring out during Louisiana Church Walk - Hannibal.net
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Bells ring out during Louisiana Church Walk    Hannibal.net The award-winning Centenary United Methodist Church hand bell choir performs during the 25th annual Louisiana Mid-Town Church Walk Dec. 9. More than ...

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.

Louisiana Port Developers Acquire Site - Rigzone
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Port Developers Acquire Site    Rigzone The Plaquemines Liquids Terminal would open up to 20 million barrels of storage for both crude oil and refined products and export facilities capable of loading ...

Tallgrass Signs Potential Anchor Shipper for Seahorse, Acquires Land for Louisiana Terminal - Natural Gas Intelligence
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Tallgrass Signs Potential Anchor Shipper for Seahorse, Acquires Land for Louisiana Terminal    Natural Gas Intelligence Tallgrass Energy, LP's (TGE) proposed Seahorse Pipeline is a few steps closer to reality as the midstream operator has secured an agreement with a third party ...

Louisiana Vote for Unanimous Juries May Not Be Last Word - Bloomberg BNA
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Vote for Unanimous Juries May Not Be Last Word    Bloomberg BNA Louisiana's on its way to abolishing split jury verdicts in criminal trials, but that won't help convicts like Evangelisto Ramos unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps ...

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 The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the government for failing to protect a freshwater turtle found only in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Michael Morse Named Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Fish Fry - PR Newswire
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Michael Morse Named Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Fish Fry    PR Newswire BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana Fish Fry Products, Ltd. ("Louisiana Fish Fry" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and ...

Guy Crittenden wins 2019 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Competition - Weekly Citizen
11/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Guy Crittenden wins 2019 Louisiana Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Competition    Weekly Citizen Shovelers are commonly seen in marsh and flooded agricultural habitats across Louisiana and are highly visible in large colorful flocks foraging in rice-fields.

14 years in, oil spill off Louisiana coast poised to become largest in history - NOLA.com
10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
14 years in, oil spill off Louisiana coast poised to become largest in history    NOLA.com Between 300 and 700 barrels of oil per day have been spewing from a site 12 miles off the Louisiana coast since 2004.

SBA Duplication of Benefits change may help restore Louisiana Small Business Loan program, too - Weekly Citizen
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
SBA Duplication of Benefits change may help restore Louisiana Small Business Loan program, too    Weekly Citizen Once the President approves the waiver request and HUD issues its guidance for the funds, assuming that guidance allows it, RLSB lenders will update awards ...

Groups pushing Louisiana agency to make use of $40 million in environmental bonds for wetland project - Watchdog.org
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Groups pushing Louisiana agency to make use of $40 million in environmental bonds for wetland project    Watchdog.org Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is accepting ideas for inclusion in its updated $50 billion, 50-year Coastal Comprehensive Master Plan.

Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires Louisiana Fish Fry Products - PR Newswire
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires Louisiana Fish Fry Products    PR Newswire AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced today that ...

Endangered frog’s survival depends on making landowners friends not foes | TheHill - The Hill
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Endangered frog’s survival depends on making landowners friends not foes | TheHill    The Hill Maybe it's a sign of our times that the Supreme Court's next case could hinge on something so obscure as whether five ponds in southeastern Louisiana stay wet ...

China's new retaliatory tariffs on liquefied natural gas, chemicals hit home for Louisiana - The Advocate
9/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
China's new retaliatory tariffs on liquefied natural gas, chemicals hit home for Louisiana    The Advocate China said Tuesday it will impose 10 percent duties on a host of U.S. products, including liquefied natural gas, threatening a booming Louisiana industry, and ...

Making Moonshine With Prairie Ronde Rice in Louisiana - PR Newswire
9/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Making Moonshine With Prairie Ronde Rice in Louisiana    PR Newswire PRAIRIE RONDE, La. & NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The fruits of a partnership between James Rice Farms and Seven Three Distilling Co.

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 ...

Letters: Thermaldyne project in Port Allen would harm environment - The Advocate
8/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Letters: Thermaldyne project in Port Allen would harm environment    The Advocate A company, Thermaldyne, is currently seeking approval from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to operate a facility in Port Allen that will truck in ...

Louisiana politicians not sold on Mississippi's reservoir plan; worry over consequences - The Advocate
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana politicians not sold on Mississippi's reservoir plan; worry over consequences    The Advocate Louisiana politicians are digging in their heels as Mississippi pursues plans for a new reservoir on the Pearl River they fear could harm the Bayou State's ...

New Study Shows How Performance-Based Bonds Can Speed Up Coastal Resilience Efforts - Environmental Defense Fund
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Study Shows How Performance-Based Bonds Can Speed Up Coastal Resilience Efforts    Environmental Defense Fund Environmental impact bonds could help the state of Louisiana – and other coastal areas dealing with land loss and sea level rise – restore its rapidly ...

FACEBOOK SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook, Inc. - FB - PR Newswire
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
FACEBOOK SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook, Inc. - FB    PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., ...

This new technology allows you to visit coastal Louisiana from your couch - Environmental Defense Fund
7/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
This new technology allows you to visit coastal Louisiana from your couch    Environmental Defense Fund There is nothing like a boat ride through Louisiana's Wax Lake Delta. This lush landscape, teeming with birds and wildlife, is an example of what Louisiana's ...

Louisiana 4-H announces contest winners, new officers for 2018-19 - The Daily Iberian
6/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana 4-H announces contest winners, new officers for 2018-19    The Daily Iberian BATON ROUGE — With a theme of “We're all in this together,” nearly 1500 4-H'ers from across the state won educational trips, participated in educational ...

Louisiana's shrinking marshes signal the loss of a way of life - CNN
6/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's shrinking marshes signal the loss of a way of life    CNN Dean Blanchard looks across the open water and shakes his head. "This used to be all land and trees," he says in his distinct Cajun dialect. "There were horses ...

Re-Bath Launches First-Ever Corporate Owned Location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - PR Newswire
5/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Re-Bath Launches First-Ever Corporate Owned Location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana    PR Newswire PHOENIX, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Re-Bath, the nation's largest complete bathroom remodeling company, will open its first corporate owned location in ...

Want to help your local schools with funding? Louisiana specialty license plates could help - The Advocate
5/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Want to help your local schools with funding? Louisiana specialty license plates could help    The Advocate At a time when state money is scarce, legislators are looking around for alternatives to help the organizations back home come up with funding.

Louisiana Legislature Unanimously Approves Plan Funding Coastal Restoration and Protection - Environmental Defense Fund
5/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Legislature Unanimously Approves Plan Funding Coastal Restoration and Protection    Environmental Defense Fund Today the Louisiana Legislature unanimously passed the FY19 Coastal Annual Plan, which will fund coastal restoration and protection projects in the state over ...

Baton Rouge 11-year-old wins Louisiana Junior Duck Stamp Contest Best of Show - The Advocate
5/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Baton Rouge 11-year-old wins Louisiana Junior Duck Stamp Contest Best of Show    The Advocate Caroline Heard's depiction of a male drake Northern Shoveler received Best of Show in the 2018 Louisiana Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

States get $188 million as GOMESA revenue-sharing enters 2nd phase - Oil & Gas Journal
4/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
States get $188 million as GOMESA revenue-sharing enters 2nd phase    Oil & Gas Journal The US Department of the Interior will distribute almost $188 million of federal offshore oil and gas revenue shares to Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and ...

Louisiana 'islanders' find a new home beyond the water - Reuters
4/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana 'islanders' find a new home beyond the water    Reuters ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, Louisiana (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing in the long grass on the land where he was born, with the sea now lapping just ...

Louisiana's coast can't be rebuilt fast enough, 'difficult choices' loom, Tulane study says - The Advocate
4/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's coast can't be rebuilt fast enough, 'difficult choices' loom, Tulane study says    The Advocate A new study by researchers at Tulane University has concluded that Louisiana will not be able to build land fast enough to keep up with how quickly wetlands ...

Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House - The Advocate
3/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House    The Advocate An effort to increase the cost of Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses advanced Wednesday out of a House committee.

Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan - The Advocate
3/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan    The Advocate The last time the state of Louisiana increased its licenses for hunting and fishing, at least in any across-the-board fashion, was 2000. During the intervening ...

In South Louisiana, Seafood Means Hope - Southern Fried Science
3/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
In South Louisiana, Seafood Means Hope    Southern Fried Science This blog post and photo slideshow was created during OCEANDOTCOMM, an ocean science communication event, and supported by the Louisiana ...

Search for two missing boaters to resume Thursday morning - Herald-Whig
3/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Search for two missing boaters to resume Thursday morning    Herald-Whig A search is expected to resume Thursday morning for two boaters who have been missing since Tuesday night along the Mississippi River near Louisiana, Mo.

Left to Louisiana's Tides, a Village Fights for Time - New York Times
2/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Left to Louisiana's Tides, a Village Fights for Time    New York Times For the community of Jean Lafitte, the question is less whether it will succumb to the sea than when — and how much the public should invest in artificially ...

Insects Feast on Louisiana Wetlands, Inviting the Gulf In - New York Times
2/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Insects Feast on Louisiana Wetlands, Inviting the Gulf In    New York Times A pest known as a scale appears to be killing off reeds that bind the state's coast together, speeding land loss and endangering oil wells, shipping routes and ...

Controversy stirs as AR-15 rifles to be given away in Louisiana parent group's raffle - The Advocate
2/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Controversy stirs as AR-15 rifles to be given away in Louisiana parent group's raffle    The Advocate A parent group tied to the private Bowling Green School in Washington Parish is planning a "30 days/30 guns" raffle, at which 30 guns, including two AR-15 ...

Louisiana water pollution credit sales plan draws questions - NOLA.com
1/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana water pollution credit sales plan draws questions    NOLA.com The Natural Resources Conservation *Service* suggests several ways for farmers to use vegetation to capture fertilizer before it runs into streams, such as these ...

Louisiana Regulators Question MISO South Max Gen Event - RTO Insider
1/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Regulators Question MISO South Max Gen Event    RTO Insider Louisiana regulators are questioning why MISO issued instructions for conservative operations in its South region during an extreme cold snap.

Louisiana PSC wants to get to the bottom of energy shortage in state Thursday - The Advocate
1/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana PSC wants to get to the bottom of energy shortage in state Thursday    The Advocate Louisiana Public *Service* Commissioners want an investigation into what led an organization that manages power for much of the state to urge customers to ...

Louisiana Lawsuits Try to Put Oil Industry on Trial for Following the Law 80 Years Ago - InsideSources
1/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Lawsuits Try to Put Oil Industry on Trial for Following the Law 80 Years Ago    InsideSources Louisiana's economy has benefited a lot from the energy industry. For decades, oil and natural gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the refining.

After ending year at $60 a barrel, Louisiana's oil industry feeling 'very restrained optimism' - The Advocate
1/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
After ending year at $60 a barrel, Louisiana's oil industry feeling 'very restrained optimism'    The Advocate A year into an OPEC-led push to rein in a global oil glut and buoy prices, U.S. crude oil ended 2017 at $60 a barrel, the highest year-end price since.

Conservation Groups Identify Priority Projects to Restore Louisiana's Coast - Environmental Defense Fund
11/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Groups Identify Priority Projects to Restore Louisiana's Coast    Environmental Defense Fund National and local conservation groups working to address Louisiana's land loss crisis released a report outlining 17 priority projects for restoring the Mississippi ...

Conservation groups decry Louisianas lack of regulation of turtle trade - Houma Courier
1/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Conservation groups decry Louisianas lack of regulation of turtle trade    Houma Courier BATON ROUGE -- Before they become pets in Turkey or ingredients in traditional Chinese medicine, many of the world's commercially-sold turtles hatch in ...

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Louisiana Policies Threaten Sport Fishing - Sport Fishing
5/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Policies Threaten Sport Fishing    Sport Fishing Thanks to policies from the 1800s, anglers may lose access to the world-class sport fishing of Louisiana's famed marsh.

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 This map shows the present width of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in yellow as it runs through the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area, with the ...

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 ...

Black or White? - New York Times
5/14/2011 3:00:00 AM
Black or White?    New York Times In February 1861, just weeks after Louisiana seceded from the Union, Randall Lee Gibson enlisted as a private in a state army regiment. The son of a wealthy ...