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Forging New Protections: Purchasing Development Rights to Save Farmland

Farmland protection programs start with a good idea, but how do they become reality? This report documents how farmers and other citizens in Peninsula Township, Michigan, designed and built support for a purchase of agricultural conservation easement program. Includes information on PACE, details on the design of Peninsula Township’s program and sample documents.

Publication Name
AFT Publication
Downloadable Documents
Dennis P. Bidwell, Dr. Joanne Westphal, John Wunsch
Washington, DC: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers
viii, 80
Publication Date
March 01, 1996
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
et al. Author(s)
Valerie Berton
Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements

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