OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
Children playing in oak tree

"Every family has a story. Only a few have a legacy."

-Carrie L. Huntley

Family meeting around table

There’s little or no communication in most families about inheritance but talking is vital to success.  Family meetings are a great forum for these conversations.

Boy picking up firewood

Every generation needs to create their own ties to the land.

Man and woman looking at sheep

Being clear about what you want for the future of your land is the first step in succession planning.

girl planting tree

Engaging the next generation is critical to building ties to the land.

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Who is this for?

Successful succession is a collaborative effort.  We are committed to ensuring that the many individuals and associations that may be involved have access to the resources and support they need.   

Family land
ownership issues

The differences among family members in values, goals and lack of critical skills can lead to disaster.

How Ties to the Land
can help

We provide the essential tools and resources that help woodland owners make the decisions necessary to achieve their objectives and pass their land to succeeding generations.

Bring Ties to the land
to your area

Help guide others through a successful land transfer.