Conservation Easement Registry

Conservation Landscape

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry maintains a mandatory statewide registry for all conservation easements held in Maine (33 MRSA, §479C).

All holders of conservation easements on real estate in Maine must register their easements annually and confirm the monitoring status of their easements. The annual reporting and account renewal deadline is March 30.

New accounts can be established and new conservation easements registered at any time of the year. The registry has been set up on line for easy use and management of the holder's information. You will be able to manage and edit your information on line and download it for off-line use.

The ACF department will report annually to the Legislature on the status of the registry and on the level of conservation-easement activity statewide.

Getting Started: Establishing an account in the Maine Conservation Easement Registry (PDF)

Please email us for more information.

Reminder: To comply with statutory requirements, Easement Registry account holders are required to renew the registration of their Registry account annually between January 1, 2014 and March 30, 2014. Please use a valid credit card (MasterCard or VISA) to pay for your organization's registration.