Congress Approves Enhanced Conservation Tax Incentives for 2014

Congress Approves Enhanced Conservation Tax Incentives for 2014

As its final act before adjourning for the holidays, the U.S. Senate voted late on December 16 to extend dozens of expired tax incentives through the end of 2014. This includes the enhanced income tax deductions for landowners who donate conservation easements. The president is expected to sign the bill into law. The land conservation […]

U.S. House Comes Up Short on Conservation Incentives

U.S. House Comes Up Short on Conservation Incentives

On December 11, the U.S. House of Representatives came up just short of enough votes to pass a bill that would have accelerated the pace of land conservation across the country. HR 5806, the “Supporting America’s Charities Act,” fell just 9 votes shy of the 2/3 majority it needed according to the special rules under […]

Call Your U.S. Representative Today to Save Conservation Incentives

Call Your U.S. Representative Today to Save Conservation Incentives

We need your help NOW. The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote today (Thursday) on a bill that would make permanent the enhanced federal income tax deductions for landowners who preserve their land by donating a conservation easement. Tell your member of Congress to vote for HR 5806, the “Supporting America’s Charities Act.” This […]

Max Mukelabai Diversity Interns Reflect on their 2014 Experiences

Max Mukelabai Diversity Interns Reflect on their 2014 Experiences

Check out this great video that highlights the experiences of our 2014 Max Mukelabai Diversity Interns. CTNC’s Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship Program will soon be accepting applications for summer 2015. This is an innovative internship program for minority undergraduate and graduate students across North Carolina. Through this program, the Conservation Trust for North Carolina and our local partners […]

Urge Senators Burr & Hagan to Save Conservation Incentives!

Urge Senators Burr & Hagan to Save Conservation Incentives!

Take Action Today to Save Conservation Incentives: Click here to send an email to Senators Richard Burr and Kay Hagan, urging them to press their party leaders to make the enhanced conservation deductions permanent, before the “Lame Duck” session concludes. Thank you!