Conservation Easement | Easement to Protect the Environment

A view of a conservation easement

conservation easement(us) A conservation easement is created to help conserve or protect the environment, open space, a building, or a view that is of particular interest. The purpose of such a limitation or restriction includes: “(1) retaining or protecting natural, scenic, or open-space values of real property. (2) assuring its availability for agriculture, forest, recreational, or open-space use. (3) protecting natural resources; maintaining or enhancing air or water quality. (4) … [Read more...]