Conservation Easements: Options for Preserving Current Land Uses
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Demers, Chris, and Douglas R. Carter. 2004. “Conservation Easements: Options for Preserving Current Land Uses: SS-FOR-21/FR149, 1/2004”. EDIS 2004 (10). Gainesville, FL.


This publication describes conservation easements, what is involved in establishing one, some of the tax implications of such agreements, the government and non-government organizations that commonly participate in conservation easements, and important considerations for landowners before entering into such an agreement. This document is SS-FOR-21, one of a Forest Stewardship Program series of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First published: January 2004.

SS-FOR-21/FR149: Conservation Easements: An Option for Preserving Current Land Uses (
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