Preparing for Generation NEXT Workshop

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Preparing for Generation NEXT is an award-winning nationally recognized educational workshop that will get you started on the right path.

This workshop provides free legal guidance and landowner stories about successful estate planning steps and strategies they have used.

Speakers include legal and financial experts experienced in estate planning as well as natural resource professionals and landowners.

Upcoming Workshops

2022 Legacy Planning Workshops

  • In-person workshops are being planned for May and September
  • Online webinar series is being planned for November

All participants will receive a copy of the new 56-page, full-color book, Legacy Planning: A Guide for Virginia Landowners. 


The workshop covers Nine Steps to Successful Legacy Planning

  • Commit to beginning the legacy planning and keep moving forward
  • Determine your family assets
  • Write down long-term goals for your land
  • Hold a family meeting
  • Gather/create essential documents
  • Establish your legacy planning team
  • Explore the legal, financial, and conservation tools available to help you meet your goals
  • Provide opportunities for your family to learn about and enjoy your woodlands
  • Revisit your plan on a regular basis and adapt as your land, assets and family change
  • Legacy Planning Worksheets

With Support From

Virginia Forest Landowner Education
Virginia Tree Farm
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Black Family land trust, inc.
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How to Register

Online registration for each program is available 2 months prior to the event.  For paper/mail-in registration, please e-mail or call one of the contacts listed above.

A Partnership Of:

Department of Foresty