Forestry and Natural Resources

Title

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

Summary

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

Publisher

Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

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

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