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Markets for conservation, by assigning a price to environmental values, can help protect land from eminent domain

Concern about eminent domain has traditionally been a concern of property rights activists, not the environmental community. But that may be changing as conservation easements and voluntarily preserved lands proliferate. 536 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

OWEB awards grant for conservation easement near Painted Hills

Blue Mountain Land Trust, of Walla Walla, Wash., has received funding from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to purchase a conservation easement at Canyon Creek Ranch near the Painted Hills in Wheeler County, Ore. 45 more words

Capital Press

OWEB awards grant for conservation easement near Painted Hills

Blue Mountain Land Trust, of Walla Walla, Wash., has received funding from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to purchase a conservation easement at Canyon Creek Ranch near the Painted Hills in Wheeler County, Ore. 47 more words

East Oregonian

Court Denies Charitable Deduction for Conservation Easement Finding Substantial Benefit to the Donor

Wendall Falls Development, LLC (“Wendell Falls”) subdivided 1,280 acres in Wake County, North Carolina, into a master planned community with residential areas, commercial spaces, and an elementary school.  156 more words

Parsons family ensures forest will stay as is

When Jud Parsons took over management of the family’s forestland on the flanks of Mount Ashland in the 1950s, Southern Oregon was in the midst of a timber boom that saw clear-cuts on large swaths of private and industrial forestland with few reforestation successes. 28 more words

Mail Tribune

Can the government use tax foreclosures to destroy conservation easements without compensation?

Not paying your taxes should and does have serious consequences. Governments, and most people, have little sympathy for tax delinquents. Therefore, punishments for being in arrears tend to be harsh and protections against government abuse weak. 814 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

Top Recent Ag Law and Policy Article Downloads - Oct. 1, 2017

Changes have happened over the course of September with the top downloads in with the recent Agricultural Law and Policy eJournal.  We are seeing a few articles hold their spots.  177 more words