Guidance on Due Diligence and Stewardship Topics

From the Center of Excellence grant project in 2013.

About Due Diligence and Stewardship Guidance

Click on the topic links below for consolidated information on standards from the IRS, Treasury Regulations, Colorado Division of Real Estate, LTA Standards and Practices, and COSA Best Practices. Each topic document then offers guidance on what these standards mean to Colorado conservation professionals, with examples, clarifications, and considerations.

Due Diligence Topics:                       Stewardship Topics:
--Title Work                                           --Easement Monitoring and Landowner Relations
--Appraisals                                           --Enforcement of Easements
--Tax Forms                                           --Reserved and Permitted Rights
--Water Rights                                       --Amendments
--Mineral Assessments                          --Condemnation
--Environmental Site Assessments       --Funds for Stewardship and Enforcement
--Draft Conservation Easements
--Baseline Documentation Reports