The Role Of Current Use For Our Land And Within Our Tax Structure

Nov 17, 2019

Northern N.H. landscape.
Credit NHPR

Current use is a land taxation program that aims to encourage open space through lower tax rates for forests, and farms.  However, it’s been scrutinized in a state with a heavy reliance on property taxes.  We look at how current use has shaped our landscape, and the role it plays in conservation, economic development, recreation, and land use.

Original air date: Monday, November 18th. 


  • Charles Levesque - President of Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, a forest and natural resource consulting firm. 
  • Rusty Keith - Former selectman for Lyme.
  • Peter Powell - Realtor in Lancaster, and former co-chair of the Coos Economic Development Corp.