The Bayou Preservation Association’s 14th Annual Symposium, Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action, will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, and will feature timely presentations by Andrew Groocock and Anne Olson of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership; Beth White, Executive Director of the Houston Parks Board; Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle; Russ Poppe, P,E., the Executive Director of the Harris County Flood Control District; John Blount, P.E., Harris County Engineer; Dr. Kathlie Jeng-Bullock, P.E., from the Office of the City Engineer of the City of Houston; Jeff Taebel of the Houston-Galveston Area Council, Kyle Shelton of the Rice Kinder Institute, and representatives from the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Galveston Bay Estuary Program.
The event admission includes a coffee service during both a morning and afternoon break along with a catered lunch. Get your individual ticket or consider being a sponsor for the event by registering and ordering tickets online.
This workshop is for landowners, real estate professionals, attorneys, advisors, natural resource professionals, and city or county officials to learn about conservation easements and land preservation.
- Why save land on the Urban Edge? What is the Coastal Prairie and How Does it Benefit my Community?
- What is a Conservation Easement? What is a Land Trust?
- Top 10 Issues of Which any Landowner Should be Aware
- Effects of Land Fragmentation
- Saving Land and Saving Taxes – Income, Estate, and Property; The Appraisal Process
- Funding Sources for Land Preservation, Conservation Easements, and Restoration
Registration is required.
Cost: $15 – Registration includes BBQ lunch
For more information, please visit Katy Prairie Conservancy’s Conservation Easement Workshop.