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Financial benefits of land conservation


March 24, 2011

WHITE LAKE, NY — Melinda Ketcham, land protection coordinator for the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, will present the “The Financial Benefits of Land Conservation” on Thursday, March 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Dr. Duggan Community Center located at 3460 Route 55.
Landowners can learn how to keep cherished lands in the family and protect the landscape in perpetuity. Accountants, lawyers, financial planners and realtors will learn how to help clients minimize estate taxes. Town officials will learn how to use conservation easements as an effective planning tool for their communities, and may receive two credits towards the required NYS training credits (please check with your municipality).
The program is free and open to the public. For questions and reservations call the Delaware Highlands Conservancy at 845/807-0535, e-mail info@delawarehighlands.org or visit the website at www.delawarehighlands.org. Registration is required.