Forestry and Natural Resources


Conservation Easement Amendments: A Landowner's Guide

Student Author Information

Andrew Waters - CAFLS Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Graduate Student (Ph.D.)

Clemson Extension Program Team

Forestry and Wildlife

Publication Date

Winter 1-31-2022

Publication Number

LGP 1133


Conservation easements are designed to protect land in perpetuity, but some conservation easements can be changed, or amended, under certain circumstances. This article provides a brief overview of conservation easement amendments and an introduction to legal and ethical issues associated with them. It includes recommendations for landowners with conservation easements who are considering amendment request.

Publication Type

Short Communication


Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Landowners, forestry and agriculture professionals and consultants, natural resource managers