Annual monitoring is recommended by the Internal Revenue Service. The state of North Carolina plans to follow IRS recommendations.
To accomplish this goal, the Stewardship Program will partner with local conservation entities such as Soil and Water Conservation Districts and land trusts. These partners conduct site visits and complete monitoring reports, as detailed here:
An online reporting system is being developed to facilitate communication between DENR and its partners. Until that system is placed in production, current forms to be used in the monitoring process can be downloaded below.