Land Conservation

Real Estate Continuing Education Course

Land Conservation is a review of common issues that affect local communities throughout the United States. In this course we will review the following key topics and introduce students to not only the purposes of land conservation but also the relationship of conservation to local and regional planning.

You are encouraged to review these issues and determine if there are implications of land conservation that can have an affect on the local real estate market, including valuation, taxation, and land use.

Key topics in this course include:

  • Land conservation has become popular nationwide.
  • Voters have agreed to spend billions of dollars on open space preservation.
  • The large amount of money spent and land conserved has an effect on real estate markets.
  • Government and NGOs are involved in land conservation efforts along with private property owners.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • The multiple purposes of land conservation
  • The relationship of land conservation to local and regional planning
  • Tools and techniques used for land conservation
  • Issues and implications of land conservation including valuation, taxes and ongoing maintenance

The course contains numerous multiple choice exams, and interactive exercises, and is completed with a multiple choice final exam.

Approved States: CO