Courses & Seminars

Understanding Conservation Easement Valuation

Target audience: Appraisers, Farm Managers

This 1-day course will provide the accountant, attorney and land owner with the history of the conservation easement and facts surrounding their increasing use. The source of funds and development of the land trust movement will be explained. The IRS and the involvement of the attorney, accountant, appraiser and landowner will be explained. The appraisal document, its development and its intricacies will be explained and discussed. A look at the changing world of easements will complete this interesting and helpful course. This seminar was developed jointly with ASA.

Contact hours: 8 hours

ASFMRA is an internationally recognized leader in appraisal training. We are a not-for-profit appraisal society and sponsoring member of the Appraisal Foundation providing education since 1929 and serving all jurisdictions in the United States. We provide Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) and state approved appraisal training for certified general licensure and for continuing education.

The ASFMRA offers specialized seminars such as Yellow Book, Valuation of Conservation Easements, Timber Property, Mineral Rights, Dairy Appraisal and a lot of other topics. Take a look at the seminars to see what we offer, then take a look at our education schedule to see what is being offered near you! If you have any questions you can contact Deanna Ilk at 303-692-1222 or