GALT 2019 Continuing Education Seminars and Events

September 17-18, 2019 Conservation Easements for Forest Landowners and their Advisers

Conservation Easements for Forest Landowners and their Advisors

Merry Acres Inn & Event Center
Albany, GA

Co-sponsored by GALT and UGA’s Warnell School of Continuing Education, this 1 ½ day course features sustainable protection agreements for “working forest” land and conservation easement updates. Continuing Education credits, including Ethics.

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For more information, contact Ingvar Elle at 706-583-0566 or e-mail him at

September 26, 2019 **** SOLD OUT ***

Conservation Easements: Legal, Appraisal, Accounting, and Ethical Issues


Sirote & Permutt, P.C.


Birmingham, AL



11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., including lunch, and followed by reception.


This course addresses legal, appraisal, accounting, and ethical issues that can arise with the creation and management of conservation easements.
Recent case law will be discussed. Continuing Education credits, including Ethics. Continuing Education credits, including Ethics. Sponsorship provided by GALT and the Alabama Chapter of the American Institute of Appraisers.


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For more information, contact Pam Paulk at 205-835-0808, or email her at

And Much More…

We are committed to developing events and programs that will engage and inform the public. These events range from informative programs to simple walks in the woods. We believe in creating a wide variety of experiences that can further connect people to their natural surroundings.  Call us if you would like to schedule an event with us.

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The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust – Conservation as Legacy

The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Inc. is a nonprofit conservation organization that actively works to protect and steward land. We are the largest land trust that services the Southeastern region of the United States. Since 1994, our mission has been protecting land for present and future generations.

Land trusts and conservation easements often help families keep their family farms. Most land trusts are community-, state- or region-based and deeply connected to local needs. They are well-equipped to identify land that offers critical natural habitat as well as recreational, agricultural and other ecological value.

Duck Derby on Terrapin Creek: a succcess!

The 6th Annual Duck Derby on Terrapin Creek was a great success-- featuring music and entertainment  (live remote with Steve Stephens of WVOK 97.9),  Environmental Education booths, free hot dogs and drinks, courtesy of WM Grocery, and lots of family fun. Proceeds...

Conservation As Legacy

As of December, 2018, we protect over 380,000 acres
of natural resources including working farms, forests and wetlands.

Protected Areas in Georgia & Alabama

Georgia-Alabama Land Trust Map of conservation areas

20% Freshwater & Coastal – 30% Forests & Tree Farms – 50% Farms & Plantations

An Accredited Conservation Organization

The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Inc. is an accredited member of the Land Trust Alliance, a national land trust organization with a mission to “save the places people love by strengthening land conservation across America.” Since 1982, The Land Trust Alliance has actively promoted voluntary private land preservation to benefit communities and natural systems. The LTA is the national standard bearer and an advocate for more than 1,000 land trusts across America. Read more about the Land Trust Alliance