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Cost-share programs, Part 5: Are conservation easements the path for you?

Property easements, particularly those that are permanent and of the conservation variety, might cause unease for some landowners. But for others, the thought of being paid to set aside land for the betterment of wildlife and for use by future generations – legacy creation – is the perfect fit. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Rothstein)

Throughout this series, we’ve explored everything from locally-led, one-time habitat programs to 10-year contracts with either the Farm Service Agency or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These programs meet the needs of most any landowner looking to improve his or her habitat.
But one type of landowner likely has been wanting more.

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