Conserving Your Land Publication

Conserving Your Land: Options for New Hampshire Landowners

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The Conserving Your Land book is a guide for landowners, conservation commissions, citizens, and others interested in learning about land conservation options and techniques. Originally written in 2005 by the Forest Society's Center for Land Conservation Assistance, the guide was revised and updated in 2019, and reprinted with minor corrections in 2024, and is available via this web page.

  • Conserving Your Land
  • Comprehensive Version of Section 3: Tax Benefits
    (this is a more detailed version of Section 3)
    This version of Section 3 gets into more technical and complex issues, additional examples and more in-depth explanations than you will find in the primary document. You may want to share this “Comprehensive Version” with your legal and/or financial advisor(s).

If you would like to obtain a printed copy of Conserving Your Land, please contact your local land trust. All NH land trusts have been provided with a supply of copies. If you have any question about this publication please email