Land Donation

Land donation may be the best conservation strategy for you, if you:

  • Do not wish to pass the land on to heirs.
  • Own property you no longer use.
  • Own highly appreciated property, have substantial real estate holdings, and wish to reduce estate tax burdens.
  • Would like to be relieved of the responsibility of managing and caring for land.

A land donation can offer:

  • A substantial income tax deduction.
  • Structure that allows you to live on the land or to receive a life income.

For more information, contact Jim Johannsen at landprotection@nulljdcf.org.

Upcoming Events

Fall Night Hike in the Forest

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever really listened to the wildlife that comes out after dark? Bring the family and join JDCF’s Education and Outreach Manager, Jess Hepker, for a one hour tour to discover Schurmeier Teaching Forest after dark. Learn how your night vision works and which wildlife become active at night. Leave your flashlights at home […] Read More

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Extreme Weather Events – the impacts to our region & our pocketbooks

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JDCF is hosting a panel discussion on Extreme Weather:  the impacts on landowners and tax payers.  Prior to the event, winners of the Biggest Tree Contest will be announced! Steve Keeffer, Jo Daviess County Engineer, Carrie McKillip, president of the National Extension Disaster Preparedness organization, and Justin Gehrts, Galena native and meteorologist with KCRG-TV in […] Read More

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