Forging New Protections: Purchasing Development Rights to Save Farmland

Farmland protection programs start with a good idea, but how do they become reality? This report documents how farmers and other citizens in Peninsula Township, Michigan, designed and built support for a purchase of agricultural conservation easement program. Includes information on PACE, details on the design of Peninsula Township's program and sample documents.

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Author: 
Dennis P. Bidwell, Dr. Joanne Westphal, John Wunsch
Publisher: 
Washington, DC: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers: 
viii, 80
Publication Date: 
March 1, 1996
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies