The Ebb & Flow

USE ACCREDITED LAND TRUSTS FOR CONSERVATION EASEMENTS

“Since the 1970s, hundreds of thousands of acres of farm, forest and natural land across the country have been permanently protected through conservation easements. Lowcountry Land Trust alone has protected more than 143,000 acres forever, thanks to landowners committed to maintaining the legacy of their land. Special places throughout the Lowcountry will remain as we see them today because of the foresight and dedication of the property owners.

But, as Chloe Johnson reported Feb. 22 in The Post and Courier, the continued protection of critical habitats could be under threat by tax shelter activities being challenged by the federal government as fraudulent.”

Click here to read the full story in The Post and Courier

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