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Tax Incentive for Local Land Conservation Renewed
September 11, 2008 | Fosters.com
Conservancy Honors Pitts
October 29, 2008 | The Kennett Paper (PA)
Obama Ignores His Tocqueville
March 27, 2009 | American Spectator
NCBA Urges Support for Conservation Easement Tax Incentive Act
March 2009 | CattleNetwork.com
Lummis co-sponsors landmark agriculture, open space conservation bill
May 2009 | Wyoming
Congressional sportsmen call for conservation program renewal
July 2009
Greenwich Land Trust preserves land and wealth
July 22, 2009 | Connecticut
Letter to the Editor: Take a Stand for Land
September 5, 2009 | Oregon
PAC director represents Blue Ridge Forever Group in meeting with Rep. Shuler
September 11, 2009 | South Carolina
Majorities of Both Parties Back Land Conservation Bill
October 1, 2009 | Washington, D.C.
Lake County Land Trust participates in largest gathering of land conservationists
October 27, 2009 | Lake County News
Don’t let easement program expire
November 1, 2009 | Montana
An option that preserves land, saves money
November 1, 2009 | Dorchester County, MD
Open space tax incentives should become permanent
November 5, 2009 | Montana
ELC reports new measures for land conservation
November 2009 | Tennessee
Market drop creates opportunity for Flathead Land Trust
November 11, 2009 | Montana
Protect the Farm, Tax the Manor
November 21, 2009 | New York Times
House of Representatives votes to extend conservation easements
December 10, 2009 | Washington, D.C.
Donated Conservation Easements Protect 21,000 Acres Along Critical State Waterways
December 15, 2009 | Atlanta, GA
Thompson's conservation easement legislation passes
December 12, 2009 | California
Bennet makes push to protect rural heritage, permanently extend conservation easement tax credit for Colorado farmers and ranchers
January 10, 2010 | Colorado
Western Forests: Recommendations and Guidance for Addressing Climate Change
June 2, 2010 | Council of Western State Foresters
Conserving a Conservation Fund
July 19, 2010 | nytimes.com
Montanan, Idahoan “Tied to the Land” Testify in D.C.
July 21, 2010 | newwest.net
Ag Secretary Lends Ear to Landowners
August 10, 2010 | Concord Monitor
Answers Among the Trees
August 10, 2010 | Nashua Telegraph
Lake Ophelia and Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges Go for Green, Gold
January 26, 2011 | The Conservation Fund | Marksville, LA
Perpetual beauty
March 3, 2011 | The Boston Globe | MA
Betty Sutton Backs Legislation that would Aid Land Preservation
July 12, 2011 | patch.com | Strongsville, OH
Defining Our Natural Heritage
November 15, 2011 | The Hill | Washington, D.C.
Linking Weird Weather to Rapid Warming of the Arctic
March 5, 2012 | Environment 360 | New Haven, CT
Bennet Amends Farm Bill to Strengthen Conservation Easements
June 23, 2012 | Fowler Tribune | CO
Stabenow Again Works across Aisle
July 1, 2012 | Traverse City Record-Eagle | Michigan
Conservationists Praise Renewal of Tax Program
January 15, 2013 | Daily Local News | West Chester, PA
A Cool Diagram of the 113th Congress
January 17, 2013 | The Washington Post | D.C.
Baucus-Hatch Bill Conserves Ag Lands, Boosts Rural America
March 12, 2013 | Committee on Finance | Washington, D.C.
Can Cattle Be Part of the Climate Change Solution?
March 14, 2013 | greenbiz.com
House aims to finalize farm conference
January 24, 2014 | Politico
House Clears Farm Bill
January 29, 2014 | Politico
Land Conservancies Praise New Farm Bill
January 31, 2014 | Interlochen Public Radio | MI
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