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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English


  • Natural resources conservation areas -- United States.,
  • Community development -- United States.

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ContributionsUnited States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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Pagination10 p. :
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL17716581M

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Private Lands Conservation DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife offers free technical assistance to private landowners in Delaware for conservation planning on their property. If you are interested in establishing, enhancing or maintaining wildlife habitat on your property for the benefit of Species of Greatest Conservation Need, a Division.   These private conservation efforts often produce public benefits that extend far beyond property boundaries, resulting in what we at PERC call “private conservation in the public interest.” Once private landowners provide public environmental benefits, however, some groups demand that they must continue to do so without compensation. Steve Small’s book is a wonderful primer, and a wonderful handout, for those of us who would like to see new financial markets open up to the conservation community. Steve’s mix of techniques and approaches is challenging and exciting.” — Ted Ladd, Chartered Financial Analyst and Director, Land Trust Alliance. Conservation of Private Lands Page 1 Executive Summary Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space.