conservation easement

Fore! Trump golf course faces hazards
Published on May 8th, 2013
27 comments Donald Trump is aiming for a hole-in-one with reported plans to build a public golf course on the former Kluge estate in southern Albemarle, but several hazards stand in his way. For one, the 217-...
4-wheel dilemma: Rock crawlers caught between zoning and a hard place
Published on Apr 25th, 2013
8 comments When we think conservation easement, we think rural land and gracious farms, forever protected from subdividing, with the quiet broken only by the moo of cows. The roar of four-wheel drive vehicles...
Scenic treasure: How conservation lines the pockets of the rich
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
127 comments Albemarle County Preserved83,600 acres17.5 percent of the landWho holds the easements? Virginia Outdoors Foundation328 easements62,702 acresNature Conservancy22 easements6,047 acresPiedmont...