Tag: land conservation

Agricultural Conservation Land

  Farm land is not the first image that comes to mind when thinking about conservation land. There are two aspects to conservation on agricultural land. The first involves programs that foster sustainable farming practices. The other provides financial incentives that keep agricultural land… Continue Reading “Agricultural Conservation Land”

Cutting Down Trees

So, if we are supposed to be taking care of conservation land should we have forestry crews on some of our properties this fall? Yes, we should. First let’s consider the history of forestry in Georgia. If you want the long answer go here:… Continue Reading “Cutting Down Trees”

What is a Land Trust?!

Land Trust: As defined by Wikipedia: a private, nonprofit organization that, as all or part of its mission, actively works to conserve land by undertaking or assisting in land or conservation easement acquisition, or by its stewardship of such land or easements; or an agreement whereby one… Continue Reading “What is a Land Trust?!”