There’s still time to sign up for this online conversation with Kingsbury Browne Fellow Steve Small about the advent and future of tax deductible conservation easement policy in the United States next Tuesday, June 20, from 11 a.m. to noon. You can register for this event HERE.
If you have protected farmland, forests or open space in your community, there’s a good chance you have Steve Small to thank. A legal pioneer who paved the way to make conservation easements tax-deductible in the U.S., Small wrote federal tax regulations credited with facilitating the conservation of millions of acres of private land.
He is an indefatigable source of energy and creativity for the use of easements and land conservation in America.
Small will join Jim Levitt of the Lincoln Institute and the Harvard Forest for an online dialogue regarding the history of tax deductible conservation easements over the past four decades, and the future of private open space protection in the United States. The two will also have a chance to reflect on the extensive collection of conservation related books which Small collected over the course of his career, and which he recently donated to the important collection of such volumes at Texas Tech University.