Little orphan easement?

Gilman, Sarah
December 2009
High Country News;12/21/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 22, p5
The article focuses on the services offered by nonprofit land trust Animas Conservancy in the U.S. It states that the group was designed to preserve open space through conservation easements, providing landowners state and federal tax breaks in exchange for waiving some development rights. However, it indicates that conservation easements represent a massive public investment, and most people are expecting the land to be protected forever.


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