PORT focuses its policy work on the following:
Farm Bill Re-authorization with a focus on increasing funding for conservation easement programs and policy changes to make the Agriculture Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) and the Agriculture Land Easement program (ALE) work more efficiently.
LAND & WATER CONSERVATION FUND
Revise the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to allow for third parties to hold easements funded through LWCF.
Alternative Valuation Methods for conservation easements.
Development of emerging markets around carbon, species, and water.