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Conservation Easements at the Climate Change Crossroads

2011
Study examining perpetual conservation easements in light of a changing climate. What happens when a conservation easement sets rules pertaining to the treatment of a landscape on a property (i.e., coastline) that may drastically change or even disappear due to climate change?
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Costs of Conservation Easement Stewardship: A Guide

2011
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
The holder of a conservation easement must monitor the eased property to confirm compliance with conservation restrictions and, when necessary, take action to uphold the conservation objectives of the easement. These and other stewardship activities result in costs, year in and year out, to the holder.
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Managing Conservation Easements in Perpetuity

2009
Have you ever received a request to amend an easement and weren’t sure of the right course of action? Unsure about how to decline a request without alienating the landowner? Have you been confronted with a new landowner who is unaware of or reluctant to abide by the terms of the easement? If so, this book can help.
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Pennsylvania's Mowing Calculator

2016
This calculator has been created for public and private land owners who regularly care for lawns. This tool calculates fuel, dollar, greenhouse gas (GHG), and other savings associated with changing current mowing practices.
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Taking Control of Your Land: A Land Stewardship Guidebook for Landowners

2005
Organizations/Sources: Chester County Planning Commission
At times, it may seem like landowners have no choice but to surrender to the sprawling development engulfing many rural areas, but this simply is not true. This guide highlights the numerous options that are available for either protecting large properties from development, or developing them in a way that is sensitive to and compatible with the landscape.
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Third-Party Enforcement of Conservation Easements

2005
Authors: Jessica E. Jay
Organizations/Sources: Vermont Law Review
This article seeks to explore, and understand the support for, third-party enforcement of conservation easements by persons who are not parties to the conservation easement, not the holder or co-holder of the conservation easement, nor identified in the conservation easement deed as having a third-party enforcement right.
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