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    Valuation of Conservation Easements

    Understanding the Valuation of Conservation Easements

    Conservation easement valuation is one of the most difficult and misunderstood types of appraisals in our profession.

    Demonstrating knowledge of this topic will position you to compete for these sought after assignments.

    This intensive, advanced program discusses these valuations in various appraisal situations, including:

    • Conventional assignments
    • Assignments that are required to comply with the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (UASFLA) 
    • Assignments involving noncash charitable contributions that are required to comply with IRS standards
    The Valuation of Conservation Easements program includes the following course:

    Valuation of Conservation Easements (30 Hours)

    This course addresses concerns by federal agencies like the IRS for more comprehensive education on conservation easement valuation.


    Gain insights into this program by reading the Frequently Asked Questions.

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    Program Registry

    View a list of AI designated members who have passed the Valuation of Conservation Easements exam. 

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