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Congress votes to make tax incentives permanent

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On December 18, 2015, the Senate voted 65-33 to pass the bill that will make the tax incentive for conservation easement donations permanent. This follows a 318-109 vote in the House. This legislation […]

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Stephen Small returns to SC

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The Lowcountry Open Land Trust is excited to share an upcoming Continuing Professional Education seminar of particular interest to local practitioners specializing in land conservation and/or charitable giving. The Land […]

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The Enhanced Easement Incentive

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The Senate approved the 2014 extension of enhanced tax benefits for conservation easements, IRA rollovers and other tax extenders. Here is an informative article from the Land Trust Alliance  A […]

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Dixie Plantation Exciting Educational Hub

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Last week Lowcountry Open Land Trust joined the College of Charleston’s Biology class to seine the pond and tidal creek. It was exciting to see young conservationists work with college […]

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Living Shoreline Demonstration Project: Conservation Connections

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A beautiful summer day on Wadmalaw Island brought nearly 50 volunteers to a Land Trust protected property along the banks of Church Creek to participate in the installation of a […]

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First Easement Closings of 2014!

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This week the Land Trust celebrated its first conservation easement closings for 2014! Protection of key river corridors is a conservation priority for the Land Trust. These two easements contribute to downstream […]

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State Legislators OK Sale of Quenby Barony

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Today, South Carolina Radio Network covered the Boeing land donation to Lowcountry Open Land Trust. State officials have given their OK to Boeing’s proposed donation of nearly 1,700 acres for […]

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Protecting the Soul of the Lowcountry: Making Easement Incentives Permanent

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  In the Lowcountry, our connection to land defines who we are-it’s our heritage, our culture, our economy, our character and our soul. As a community, we must be intentional in protecting our […]

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