Library Subtopics in "Acquisition of Land & Easements"
Library Items in "Acquisition of Land & Easements"
Organization: Trout Unlimited
This guide is designed to provide land trusts with insight into understanding Trout Unlimited chapters and programs, and how TU supports land conservation and land trusts in conserving coldwater streams and watersheds. By partnering with land trusts, TU can better help protect and restore critical coldwater fisheries habitat.
Organization: Trout Unlimited
This guide covers everything a TU grassroots volunteer needs to know about working with land trusts. Starting with the whats and hows of land trust operations, the handbook also covers the details of conservation easements and TU’s role in their creation, public angling access, funding and technical support, and communicating with landowners.
Organization: Pennsylvania General Assembly
An Act amending the act of January 19, 1968 (1967 P. L. 992, No. 442), entitled "An act authorizing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the counties thereof to preserve, acquire or hold land for open space uses," expanding its scope to include all local government units throughout this Commonwealth.
Organization: Washington Recreation and Conservation Office
Evaluates and compares eight land preservation mechanisms based on their ability to achieve conservation goals, their cost, their ability to respond to future changes, and several other criteria selected to highlight the practical advantages and disadvantages of each mechanism.
Holsapple, Clyde W., Whinston, Andrew B., eds., Decision Support Systems: Theory and Application, NATO ASI Series, Series F: Computer and Systems Sciences, Vol. 31, Springer ,Verlag, Germany, 1987. Journal of Applied Ecology (2007) 44, 253-262
Has your land trust ever struggled with deciding whether or not to accept a conservation easement? Ever regretted accepting an easement? Think your project planning process could be improved but not sure where to start? After reading this book, you will know the important elements of a site visit and how to use data gathered from the site visit for baseline documentation reports or management plans. You will learn how to create customized acquisition criteria and project planning forms. Practices Covered: 8B-Project Selection and Criteria; 8G-Project Planning; 8D-Public Benefit of Transactions; 8E-Site Inspection
Organization: Brandywine Conservancy
This document was developed by Brandywine Conservancy to share with prospective landowners and explain the many important legal and cost issues that a prospective easement donor should consider.
Organization: Nature Conservancy, Minnesota Dept of Nat'l Resources, Trust for Public Land & Minnesota Land Trust
In-depth introduction to tools, programs, partners and other resources for Minnesota landowners who want to preserve their land. Explains options such as easements, deed restrictions, and mutual covenants in lay terms. Includes landowner profiles, a decision-making checklist, and tax and land management considerations.
The National Conservation Easement Database (NCED) is a national database of conservation easement information, compiling records from land trusts and public agencies throughout the United States.