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Land Management and Forestry

Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2016 Tax Year

Follow the links below for: Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2016 Tax Year by Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, U.S. Forest Service https://www.fs.fed.us/cooperativeforestry/library/taxtips2016.pdf   Forest Landowners’ Guide to the Federal Income Tax https://www.fs.fed.us/sites/default/files/legacy_files/FS_Landowners_Tax_Guide.pdf   Understanding Federal Income Taxes for Family Forest Owners   https://www.youtube.com/user/TheFLTC

A Powerful and Easy Way to Access and Use Soil Type Data

Looking at soil types can be a great way to evaluate property.  At Cross Creek Realty, LLC and Cross Creek Timber, LLC we use this soil studies on a regular basis to assist our clients and property owners in evaluating and marketing property.  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a great tool available…

Conservation Easements All About Conservation Easements – There is no one-size-fits-all conservation easement.

Conservation easements can be a good thing when used appropriately and when the one extending the easement knows ALL OF THE PROS AND CONS ASSOCIATED WITH IT!  Do not enter into a conservation easement without first seeking advice from various groups and agencies about what you are doing.  Remember that most conservation easement are forever…