Conservation Easements

We hear the term "conservation easement" often and almost always it is followed by a 32 page document explaining what it is, only for most people to come away still somewhat confused on what it is and what the pro's and con's are.  Here is what you need to know...... What exactly is a conservation easement? In a nutshell, a conservation easement is a binding legal contract between a landowner and another group (often called the easement holder) that ensures conservation is maintained on a given piece of property.  Easement holders can be in … [Read more...]