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Retained Life Estate Gift

Bog with coton grass and ferns Canaan Valley, West Virginia © Kent Mason

Donate Your Home, Keep Living There

Give your personal residence (a house, cabin or farm) to The Nature Conservancy and continue to live there rent-free for the rest of your life or a term of years. In exchange, you receive an immediate income tax deduction.

Mad Island Marsh ALL INTERNAL RIGHTS, LIMITED EXTERNAL RIGHTS. December 2013. The Mad Island Marsh Preserve protects 7,063 acres, including rare tallgrass coastal prairies. Every winter, birders flock to preserves and parks to tally species and take part in the Christmas Bird Count, a friendly competition that pits teams from across the contitent against each other. For five years, the team at The Nature Conservancy's Mad Island Marsh Preserve has come out ahead. Photo credit: © Karine Aigner © Karine Aigner