WHY CONSERVATION MATTERS

Every day, 6,000+ acres of natural spaces are lost to development. Future generations should enjoy our country’s scenic open spaces for years to come, because conservation matters – and we should be encouraging more land conservation, not restricting it.

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We are a diverse, national coalition of stakeholders in more than 40 states representing the entire conservation easement ecosystem – and we believe that conservation should be available for ALL Americans. Join our land conservation efforts today.

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What We Stand For

Our
Position

The IRS issued Notice 2017-10 on December 23, 2016, designating certain donations of conservation easements by partnerships as a “listed transaction.” P4C has five primary overarching concerns with the Notice, and provides several potential solutions.

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Legislative
Proposals

Section 170(h) of the Internal Revenue Code has helped preserve millions of acres of land for almost 40 years. With an enhanced conservation easement incentive in 2015, the tax incentive is working as intended – and P4C supports common-sense improvements to continue to empower private conservation for more Americans.

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Best
Practices

P4C recommends several best practices our members follow when using private funding to advance conservation efforts in the United States. We encourage any qualified recipients to accept conservation donation easement donations that adhere to these guidelines.

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Updates

Today is Earth Day, an annual event that celebrates the natural world and encourages individuals to live more sustainably. Finding innovative ways to protect Earth’s precious

The Greenfield Recorder By Dusty Christensen April 14, 2019 AMHERST — In a first-of-its-kind study, a group of Massachusetts researchers — including an economics professor

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P4C believes conservation should be an option for all, which is why we are on the Hill to oppose S. 170. #P4CFlyIn2019
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