I sit watching the brown slug of Argentina’s broad Rio de la Plata flow to the Atlantic Ocean. Sediment roiled runoff a mile wide originating in farm fields and city streets, draining from gravel roads and cattle feedlots – all emptying into the estuary. I studied this same phenomena in my own hemisphere during the past [...]
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Posted in planning on Apr 24th, 2010
A conservation easement is a flexible tool that allows private landowners to retain title to the land while permanently protecting agricultural resources, natural wildlife habitat, or scenic values. It is a voluntary agreement between a private landowner and a non-profit land trust or government agency. Conservation easements are customized to reach the landowner’s vision for [...]