Manning Fulton attorneys have vast experience representing land trusts, non-profit entities, environmental restoration and mitigation banking firms, and landowners in their efforts to protect properties with significant conservation values or that are historically significant. Our clients seek our services to protect property in perpetuity for the following purposes:
- Outdoor recreation and education of the general public
- Protection of natural habitats and species preservation
- Preservation of historically important land
- Preservation of open space, including farmland and forestland
- Wetland or stream mitigation and related ecological restoration
Our experienced team has represented clients in connection with contributions and bargain sales to non-profit entities. We regularly negotiate, draft and implement conservation easements on behalf of either the landowner or the qualified holder of the easement. We also represent clients in the real estate aspect of mitigation banks and banking instruments.
Attorneys at Manning Fulton have facilitated the conservation of over thousands of acres of land in North Carolina, including the 405-acre Walnut Hill Nature Preserve located in Wake and Johnston Counties.
We appreciate the value that a conservation easement or a preservation easement can bring to our community, and we are proud to play a role in protecting valuable properties by assisting our clients using these unique tools.