Conservation easement


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Conservation easement

The easement restricting a landowner to land uses that are compatible with long-term conservation and environmental values. Also, a preservation tool that may be used by a land trust or conservation group to limit development.
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Ultimately, TNC retained ownership of approximately 14,000 acres and sold a conservation easement to DEC on this portion of the property.
It's unlikely that a single facade was "preserved" by this conservation easement. I suppose it can be argued that the easement is just compensation for all these political bodies usurping the development right, but most if not all affected property owners were aware that the development right was lost long before they purchased their properties.
The new appraisal valued the land as a fee simple interest, unrestricted by any conservation easement at $3,020,000.
Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Conservation Easement Program, which provides a portion of funds needed to purchase a conservation easement on farmland.
the donation of a conservation easement, the easement must be "a
The conservation easement runs with the land and the conservation purposes and restricted uses must be protected and enforced in perpetuity.
(9) Landowners throughout South Dakota (especially in the northeastern and eastern parts) have been forced to pay significantly higher property taxes on their conservation easement land since the state's implementation of a productivity valuation system in 2010.
This role is essentially equivalent to the OLT's conservation director, but on a national scale; it includes the development and stewardship of conservation easements, coordinating with government agencies and other conservation groups, managing land staff, and a whole lot of grant writing and fundraising to sustain the program.
The land must be registered with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to file for the Conservation Easement Tax Credit.
conservation easement faces is the enforcement of the easements it
The amendment created tax deductions to landowners when conservation easements were donated to nonprofit organizations.

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