Fund Purpose Preserves timberland, pastureland, farmland, open spaces and family farms through the support of land protection projects and land stewardship activities in Harrison County, Indiana. Fund Story In May, 2010 the Charles L. Reising, Sr. Land Conservation Fund was established to preserve timberland, pastureland, farmland, open spaces and family farms through the support of land protection projects and land stewardship activities in Harrison County, Indiana.
Charles L. Reising, Sr. was born on January 5, 1915 in Harrison Co., Indiana to Albert Adam Reising and Myrtle Susan Flock. Charles married Evelyn Mae Bailey in 1949 and they had two children, Charles L. Reising, Jr. and Ardis Wilson. He was a retired oiler for Union Carbide Co. in Louisville and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died December 24, 1997 in New Albany, Indiana.
Properties placed under a conservation easement with the support of the Fund shall have a sign erected and contain the following; “The Land Conservation Easement on this property was supported by a grant from the Charles L. Reising, Sr. Conservation Fund honoring Charles L. Reising, Sr., Harry B. Wilson, and Robert Brown.”
Fund Impact 2019: Purchased two easels 2023: To purchase a preserved farm sign and survey of farm for establishment of a conservation easement, held by George Rogers Clark Land Trust, of a farm in Harrison County