NC & VA Forest Landowner Conference
The Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project and the Black Family Land Trust partnered to convene the North Carolina & Virginia Forest Landowner Conference in Weldon, N.C.
More than 150 people participated in the North Carolina & Virginia Forest Landowner Conference held July 18-19 at Halifax Community College.
- Make a family tree to provide clarity on potential heirs to your property
- Make a will to stipulate how your property is to be distributed after your death
- Visit your local office of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to get acquainted and discuss your vision for your land
- Contact your local county ranger or forester to maximize the benefits and sustainability of your land by developing a forest management plan
- Become involved in your community by attending forestry and land-related meetings and voicing your views, needs and value to state and federal lawmakers
- The use of a consulting forestry professional often can be justified by the increase in the value, potential and productivity of one’s forestland
- In many counties, the property tax savings from enrolling in North Carolina’s Present-Use Valuation program are substantial.
- Certification of your forestland can increase its value in forest product markets
You can access the conference presentations at the links below: