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Will We Miss It Before Its Gone?

On November 6, 2001, nearly 1.3 million voters in 14 states approved state and local ballot measures that generated $905 million in funding for new land protection. But in Ohio, open space measures were defeated in four counties, including a purchase of development rights (PDR) program in Wayne County, where a well-designed and locally supported campaign
seemed destined to succeed. What happened, and what lessons can be learned to improve the chances of future campaigns?

Publication Name
Downloadable Documents
Beth Holtzman
Northampton, MA: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers
Publication Date
January 01, 2002
Publication Type
National, Ohio
Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements

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