Donated Conservation Easements - When the landowner donates the purchase price of the conservation easement for significant tax benefits.
Funded Conservation Easements – When the purchase price of the conservation easement is paid for by one or more funding organizations, groups or agencies. This still offers tax benefits to the landowner.
Below is a list of agencies and conservation minded groups that have worked with the Rangeland Trust to fund and collaborate on Conservation Easements:
American Land Conservancy
California Department of Conservation
Department of Fish and Game
Feather River Land Trust
Land Trust of Santa Barbara County
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Sierra Business Council
The Nature Conservancy
Trust for Public Land
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USDA, Farm and Ranchland Protection Fund
Wildlife Conservation Board
Yolo Land Trust
Bargain Sale Conservation Easements – The ranchers’ needs may require the blending of any combination of the above easement types.
Mitigation Easements – help to offset expected adverse impacts of development on loss of farmland, habitat or riparian areas. Paid for by the developer or mitigating group.