Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Partners in the Outdoors Conference

Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Partners in the Outdoors Conference May 11th-12th, 2017 at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. While the conference will occur on May 11th and 12th, we will again kick off the conference with the optional Forever Colorado social the evening prior on May 10th. 

We will be addressing issues as we look to the future and plan how to meet our challenges amidst the demographic and population growth trends that our state is experiencing. The conference planning committee is currently working to build a meaningful conference and is in the process of securing impactful keynote speakers and session presenters. Visit the 2017 Partners in the Outdoors webpage for more information.

Join 400 outdoor leaders to learn, network, and have some fun! 

CLE opportunity - Conference on Environmental Permitting

You're invited to a new one-day Conference on Environmental Permitting, to be held February 27 in Denver. The laws, regulations, and policies affecting projects in the west are constantly changing, sometimes in significant ways. At this new program, the regulated community, law firms, and public agencies will join together to get insights on strategies and issues that arise during environmental reviews and permitting for both public and private development projects.

Get the latest on:

  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • National Historic Preservation Act
  • Colorado's LEAN Permitting Process

Program Co-Chairs

Ruth Hamilton Heese, Esq.
US Department of the Interior
Office of the Solicitor
Lakewood

Peter Nichols, Esq.
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti
Boulder

Bring a colleague, or your entire team! Register now: www.cle.com/permitting

Division of Real Estate - 2017 CE Appraiser Update Course

The Division of Real Estate will offer the Conservation Easement Update Course online for CE appraisers and community members to take. Click here to access the 88-page course book. Click here to register for the online course with Emily Griffith Technical College.

The Colorado Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Act requires the Board of Real Estate Appraisers (BOREA) to establish education and experience requirements for appraisers who prepare appraisals for conservation easements for which a tax credit is claimed. At the Board meeting held on May 5, 2016, the Board adopted continuing education rule 7.25. The rule requires all licensees who prepare a conservation easement appraisal for which a tax credit may be claimed to complete the “Conservation Easement Appraiser Update Course”. The rule is in effect for any conservation easement appraisal with an effective date of January 1, 2017 or later. Pursuant to section 12-61-727(3)(b)(IV), C.R.S., an appraisal will not be considered credible if the licensee has not completed this course prior to the effective date of the appraisal.

Sixth Symposium on Advanced Legal Topics in Land Conservation

June 15 - 16, 2017
Sponsor: Land Trust Alliance
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Venue: Sheraton Gunter Hotel

Staying Informed on Conservation Law

Are you an experienced land trust professional, attorney, law school faculty, appraiser or accountant looking to stay informed on conservation law? Are you interested in crafting practical legal solutions?

If you work with land trusts on advanced legal issues, this is a program you cannot afford to miss. This symposium will deliver information that is impossible to find at any other single program. You will receive updates from leading practitioners and conservation professionals who are uniquely qualified to weigh in on timely topics in conservation law. You will leave with practical tips you can put to use immediately upon your return to the office.

Click here to go to LTA's website for more information, prices, and to register.