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					    About the NCFA...                                Hunting Lease                      Hunting Lease Liability Insurance Coverage Information
    The North Carolina Forestry Associa-
tion, the state's oldest forest conservation
                                                   Liability Insurance                                          Available to landowners and hunt clubs in
                                                                                                               North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia
organization, was established in 1911.
                                                                                              The North Carolina Forestry Association’s               If you are not sure whether you or your land-
    While the NCFA's role has evolved
                                                                                         Hunting Lease Liability Insurance policy for land-        owner is a member of the NCFA, please call (919)
over its history, its membership remains
                                                                                         owners and hunt clubs is designed to cover hunt           834-3943 or (800) 231-7723 to verify your mem-
committed to sustaining the long-term
                                                                                         club activities on any NCFA member’s land that            bership.
health and productivity of the state's for-
                                                                                         is leased to a hunt club.
ests through positive policies and pro-                                                                                                                         IMPORTANT!!
                                                                                              The one-year policy goes into effect August 1
grams toward environmental issues.
                                                                                         and expires August 1st of the following year.
    A private non-profit organization of
                                                                                              Land covered under the policy cannot be sub-               Please include two separate
over 4,200 landowners, forest managers,
                                                                                         leased and must be located in North Carolina,                      checks/money orders:
mill operators, loggers, furniture manu-
                                                                                         South Carolina or Virginia.
facturers and educators, the NCFA offers a
                                                                                              The policy offers broader coverage than it has
variety of programs and services to forest
                                                                                         in the past, it is strictly hunting lease liability in-
                                                                                                                                                     NCFA dues for landowners and
landowners, the general public and forest-                                                                                                          hunt clubs must be made out to the
                                                                                         surance and does not take the place of liability in-
ry professionals that promote responsible
use and management of our state's forest
                                                                                         surance unrelated to leased hunting activities.             NCFA and may be combined in
                                                                                              Each distinct owner of the land (whether the
resources.                                                                                                                                               one check/money order.
                                                                                         owner is an individual, partnership, trust, corpo-
    North Carolina's healthy, productive
                                                                                         ration or other) must maintain a membership in
and diverse forests cover 58% of the state
and demonstrate the success NCFA mem-
                                                                                         the NCFA and qualify for insurance coverage by              The insurance premium must be
                                                                                         filling out a separate application form.                   made out to the NCFA, but it must
bers have enjoyed in actively managing
                                                                                              Since the policy names both the landowner
our forests.
                                                                                         and the hunt club as insureds, each receives a cer-        be in a separate check/money or-
    Currently, North Carolina has twice as
                                                                                         tificate of insurance, and each must be a member            der. Note: The insurance premium
much forestland than it did some 70 years         For Landowners &                       of the NCFA.                                                        cannot be prorated.
ago.
    The forest products industry is North         Hunt Clubs in North                         The NCFA requires that each ownership and
                                                                                         hunt club be represented by a person who has the
Carolina’s number one manufacturing               Carolina, South Carolina and           legal authority to represent the ownership or hunt           Mail the checks/money orders
industry in terms of employment and
wages, according to the latest statistics col-
                                                  Virginia through the North Carolina    club.                                                         and the application form to:
                                                  Forestry Association                        The NCFA annual membership fee for land-
lected by the College of Natural Resources                                                                                                            NCFA, 1600 Glenwood Avenue,
                                                                                         owners is $40 for ownership of up to 500 acres
at North Carolina State University. The
                                                                                         plus $0.02 per acre for any acres above 500.                             Suite I
textiles figures include textile mills, textile
product mills and apparel manufacturing
                                                                                              The annual membership fee for hunt clubs is                   Raleigh, NC 27608
                                                                                         $55 per club. These fees provide a one-year mem-
while the forest products statistics include
                                                                                         bership in the NCFA and include all the benefits
logging, wood products, paper and wood
                                                                                         of membership.                                               If you have any questions please
furniture.
                                                                                              Both the hunt club and the landowner must be            call the NCFA at (919) 834-3943,
                                                          www.ncforestry.org             NCFA members in good standing to qualify for                      ext. 26 or (800) 231-7723.
                                                            (800) 231-7723               insurance.
                                                                                                                                                               www.ncforestry.org



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     Hunting Lease Liability Insurance Policy Information                                                                   NCFA Hunting Lease Liability Insurance Application
    Hunting Lease Liability                                            Benefits of                                                          Hunt Club                                                                     Landowner




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    Insurance Highlights                                            NCFA Membership
 Underwritten by an A rated company that                        The NCFA staff actively represents the as-
                                                                                                                   __________________________________________________________                           __________________________________________________________
  specializes in outdoor recreation.                         sociation and its members with the state legisla-     NAME OF HUNT CLUB                   # OF MEMBERS                                     NAME OF PERSON OR PERSONS OR ENTITY THAT THE
 Both the landowner and hunt club are in-                   ture, regulatory bodies and the N.C. Congressio-                                                                                           PROPERTY IS DEEDED TO.
  sured.                                                     nal delegation. This includes direct contact with     __________________________________________________________
	Coverage for claims raising from firearms,                 legislative representatives, offering testimony       CLUB OFFICIAL TO RECEIVE CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                        __________________________________________________________
  use of tree stands and ATV accidents.                      on key issues, briefing legislators and conduct-      __________________________________________________________                           LANDOWNER REPRESENTATIVE (if different from above)
	 deductible on coverage.
  No                                                         ing tours to educate them on forestry and forest      MAILING ADDRESS
	Rates based on sliding scale with acreage                  management. The association aggressively seeks                                                                                             __________________________________________________________
  leased.                                                    legislation to improve forest management and to       __________________________________________________________                           MAILING ADDRESS
                                                                                                                   CITY                       STATE             ZIP CODE
 Fire damage liability limit of $50,000 per fire            protect landowners and their private property                                                                                              __________________________________________________________
  helps protect the timberland owner from fire               rights.                                               __________________________________________________________                           CITY                       STATE             ZIP CODE
  damage to leased premises due to hunting                       The NCFA staff provides technical assistance      COUNTY
  club negligence.                                           to members in interpreting regulations and laws                                                                                            __________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                   __________________________________________________________                           COUNTY
 Med Pay coverage of $1,000 is per person/                  that may impact forest management activities          WORK PHONE                          HOME PHONE
  per accident. Bodily injury must occur on                  and decisions. A cascade of regulations and laws                                                                                           __________________________________________________________
  the leased premises and be related to normal               and increased public concern about forestry           __________________________________________________________                           WORK PHONE                          HOME PHONE
  hunting club activities.                                   practices mandate a strong positive response          DUES: $55 payment enclosed
                                                                                                                                                                                                        __________________________________________________________
                                                             from forestry.                                                                                                                             DUES: $40 payment enclosed (plus $.02 per acre for acres over 500)
      Each Occurrence ................ 1,000,000                 The NCFA holds local workshops for mem-            Please check here if annual dues have already been paid
      General Aggregate ............ $2,000,000              bers to keep them abreast of legislative and regu-          DATE AND CHECK # ________________________________                               Please check here if annual dues have already been paid
      Fire Damage Liability ....... $50,000                  latory issues affecting them and their land.
      Med Pay .............................. $1,000              The NCFA newsletter, TreeLine, keeps all                                                                                                LAND INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                     HUNTING LEASE RATES
                                                             members up to date on key issues and the activi-                                                                                            Total Number of Acres:
(Includes contractual liability coverage. Coverage ap-       ties of the association.
                                                                                                                                       PER HUNT CLUB
plies on a per-club basis)                                       Membership in the NCFA is the best invest-            Acreage Range ...............................Premium Per Club
                                                                                                                       less than 500........................................................$180.00      Description of Tract:
                                                             ment you can make to protect your rights as an
*Due to the high volume of participants in this              individual and to assure your continued ability           501-1000...............................................................$255.00
program, please allow three weeks for proof of               to practice sound forest management.                      1001-1500.............................................................$300.00     County:
insurance. The hunt club and the landowner will                  For more information about the benefits of            1501-2000.............................................................$380.00
receive a certificate.                                       NCFA membership, please call (919) 834-3943 or            2001-2500.............................................................$430.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                         State:
                                                             (800) 231-7723 or visit our website: www.ncfor-           2501-3000.............................................................$480.00
                                                             estry.org.                                                3001-3500.............................................................$560.00     NOTE: NO COVERAGE IS IN EFFECT UNTIL ALL
                                                                                                                       3501-4000.............................................................$635.00     MONEY IS RECEIVED BY THE NCFA. COVERAGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                         CANNOT BE BACK DATED. ONE CHECK SHOULD
                                                                                                                       4001-4500.............................................................$720.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                         BE SPECIFICALLY WRITTEN TO COVER THE INSUR-
            Both sides of application must be filled out completely. A separate form must be filled out for each       4501-5000.............................................................$755.00     ANCE LEASE RATE. HUNT CLUBS AND LANDOWN-
             different landowner and tract of land (if you are insuring more than one tract owned by the same          More than 5000....................................$0.1553 per acre                ERS CAN COMBINE THEIR DUES ON ONE CHECK.
             landowner AND in the same county all acreage may be combined on one form). Please be sure to
           include the county and state where the land is leased. Send separate payments, one for dues and the            Please fill out the enclosed form and mail it back with your payment to the NCFA to
                                        other for insurance premium. Thank You.                                                        activate your insurance. Please allow three weeks to process.