An easement is a voluntary land preservation agreement between a landowner and a land conservation organization, designed to protect the agricultural resources, forest resources, scenic open space, or wildlife habitat that may exist on a property.
Learn about the public benefits of easements, reasons you may want to donate, the tax implications, and who you might work with on an easement donation.
For the Love of the Land features 100 conservation success stories from across Virginia, representing every legislative district—a sampling from among thousands of places in the Commonwealth that are now protected forever. At a time when many of the special places in Virginia could easily be lost, these stories remind us why land conservation is so important.
The following articles appeared in PEC's Membership Newsletter -- The Piedmont View
Our Land Conservation Staff work throughout the Piedmont.