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The Georgia Land Conservation Program (GLCP) works to preserve a statewide network of land and water resources for current and future generations to use and enjoy. The GLCP promotes partnerships...
Each year, billions of dollars of public funds are expended to purchase conservation easements on farmland. One unintended impact of these programs is that they may bring non-cropland into crop...
In 2005, the North Carolina General Assembly authorized a new Enhanced Voluntary Agricultural Districts (EVAD) option that counties and cities can add to their local Farmland Preservation ordinances...
The Colorado Conservation Tax Credit is a unique tool by which landowners can preserve their land for generations to come. Take, for instance, the Kehmeier family. Dorothy and Norman Kehmeier’s 300-...
What is the impact on local property taxes when someone permanently conserves their land? Do taxes increase, decrease, or stay the same? Does it matter if the land is conserved by a conservation...
Tools to Reduce Conversion Tools to Permanently Protect the Land Base Agricultural Conservation Easements A conservation easement is a deed restriction landowners voluntarily place on their property...
The purpose of the North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund is to support the farming, forestry, and horticulture communities within the agriculture industry by:...
The presentation in this session of American Farmland Trust's Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference examines the consolidation of and changes to conservation programs in the 2014 Farm...
The report assesses the easement stewardship practices of large, staffed land trusts in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont as well as the practices of all-volunteer land trusts and public agencies. In...
Farmers have helped shape the landscape of New York. They have cleared the countryside, plowed fields and maintained woodlands for centuries. Even today, more than seven million acres in New York are...
From a speech given at the annual meeting of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts in Waikiki, Hawaii.
Farmers have shaped the landscape of New York state. They have cleared the countryside, tilled crop fields and maintained woodlands and wetlands for centuries. Even today, more than seven million...
From a speech given at a seminar on Sediment Control on Construction Sites for Environmental Protection in Atlanta, Georgia.

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