Conservation Easement Enabling Statutes: Perspectives on Reform
AbstractBy now, the public has invested billions of dollars in many tens of thousands of conservation easements. With the widespread use of the conservation easement as a land protection tool have come increasingly sophisticated and thorny issues and challenges. This Article focuses on state conservation easement enabling statutes and related reforms. It is presented as an exchange of ideas between the two Authors who come to the table with different backgrounds but a shared commitment to, and understanding of, the importance of land conservation. The goal is to provide food for thought to landowners, land conservation professionals, policymakers, federal and state regulators, and the public when considering possible reforms.
How to Cite
. Conservation Easement Enabling Statutes: Perspectives on Reform. Utah Environmental Law Review, [S.l.], v. 33, n. 1, mar. 2014. Available at: <https://epubs.utah.edu/index.php/jlrel/article/view/1152>. Date accessed: 28 jan. 2023.
Copyright Utah Law Review All Rights Reserved.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).