Present Use Value Tax Program

Significant property tax savings – simply for taking care of your land.


Present Use Value

North Carolina, like many other states, has a tax program that offers up to 90% property tax savings (valuation varies depending on your county) for private landowners who have an active forest management plan. With a plan from EcoForesters, you can rest easy knowing that our plan is designed from the ground up with the best intentions for your forest in mind. If you are not yet enrolled in the Present Use Value system, click here to learn more about the program and its eligibility requirements.

Present Use Value Documentation

Learn more about the PUV program in North Carolina. Do you qualify? If you have any questions about this program, don’t hesitate to¬†contact our experienced staff!

Forest Management/Stewardship Plans

The forestry professionals here at EcoForesters are equipped to meet the needs of any property owner. From assessing the forest’s present conditions to designing a comprehensive, long-term action plan to implementing and administrating sound forestry practices, EcoForesters will be with you every step of the way. We understand that your land has much more value than just the dollar amount of its timber. Contact us today to get the most out of it!

EcoForesters sample forest stewardship plan

Our standard forest management plan contains our custom-made maps, forest descriptions and detailed stewardship recommendations. This plan was written for a 39 acre tract and contains 3 distinct natural community types, with 8 different management strategies recommended to achieve the objectives of the landowner. *Names of persons and specific places have been removed, as well as any other sensitive information.

Large Acreage forest management plan

This plan was written for a 1,725 acre tract and contains 8 distinct forest community types falling into 5 different management zones, with 9 clear management strategies recommended to best achieve the objectives of the landowner. *Names of persons and specific places have been removed, as well as any other sensitive information.