We were talking conservation easement
restrictions, all the rules for a cash
injection to hold the ranch together
into the future, terms and acronyms
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Chrysalis Vineyards prevailed in a lawsuit filed against it by the Wetlands America Trust, which was filed on behalf of Ducks Unlimited, which held a conservation easement on property vested in White Cloud Nine Ventures, L.P, which was leasing it to Chrysalis Vineyards (Jennifer McCloud is the General Partner of White Cloud and the Sole Member and Manager of Chrysalis). 426 more words
More good news and work towards a restoration of our waters.
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The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is in line to receive a $1.5 million grant from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program, or ESRP.
“This project represents five years of hard work by the land trust, the landowner, and the agencies involved,” said Farmland Program Director William Hamilton. “This farm is representative of agriculture in Western North Carolina, and we are thrilled that the Reeves family will be able to continue owning, living and farming on this land in the future.” 721 more words
Ken and Lotta Murray have transitioned from the hustle-and-bustle of Washington, DC, to the quiet coves of mountainous East Tennessee, carving out an idyllic home and garden on a tract where Ken’s great-grandfather homesteaded over 160 years ago. 942 more words
Chancellor Emerita of UNC Asheville Anne Ponder and her husband Chris Brookhouse have protected their 102-acre property in Madison County with a conservation easement, preserving pastoral and forest land for future generations. 510 more words
We recently protected 267 acres in two separate conservation projects in the Newfound Mountains, near the area where Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties converge. We purchased 31 acres at Doubleside Knob in Haywood County, and placed 236 acres into conservation easement at Haywood Gap, permanently protecting clean water sources, healthy forest communities, habitat, and wildlife corridors. 843 more words