Land ownership looming issue September 13, 2011 Wisconsin

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Land ownership looming issue September 13, 2011 Wisconsin, Madison.com, Patrick Durkin

... landowners might consider a conservation easement, which allows them to retain the property but sell specific rights to a private "land trust" to permanently prevent its development. The land trust doesn't own any rights to sell or build on the property. The only thing it owns is the responsibility to ensure no subsequent landowner develops or diminishes the land's natural resources...
For more about conservation easements:  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,  Knowles-Nelson Stewardship ProgramWisconsin Trout UnlimitedGathering Waters ConservancyThe Nature Conservancy



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