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Putting Their Heads Together

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2014
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

What can small land trusts offer large, regional land trusts that have been around for years, have large staffs and are protecting thousands of acres? As it turns out, quite a lot.

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Beyond Agricultural Conservation Easements: Ensuring the Future of Agricultural Production

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2013
Author: 
Jane Ellen Hamilton

We all have a deep connection to agriculture; whether because, as Mr. Berry points out, we all eat, or because we value the other important qualities that agricultural producers and their land provide our communities: dollars for local economies, scenic views, wildlife habitat, carbon sequestration and cultural values. For these reasons, America’s land trusts have embraced conservation of agricultural lands.