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Conservation Easements News ItemsFarm to government to table? Ridiculous, say congressional critics - McClatchy Washington Bureau5/16/2018 10:50:18 AM
McClatchy Washington Bureau Farm to government to table? Ridiculous, say congressional critics McClatchy Washington Bureau Chellie Pingree, a liberal Maine Democrat, are championing legislation they say would make it easier for small-time ranchers to sell their prime rib, pork chops and lamb shanks at farmers' markets and other small scale operations. Massie is hoping the ...
Cobscook Bay Boat Tour with Maine Coast Heritage Trust - Bangor Daily News5/14/2018 2:36:11 PM
Bangor Daily News Cobscook Bay Boat Tour with Maine Coast Heritage Trust Bangor Daily News This extensive tour will pass MCHT preserves on Treat Island, Matthews Island, Lincoln Cove, and Sipp Bay as well as conservation easements on Crow Neck and the Straight Bay Islands. We'll make note of fish weirs and alewife runs in this ecologically ...
Form 10-Q CONNECTICUT WATER SERVIC For: Mar 31 - StreetInsider.com5/9/2018 11:22:42 AM
Form 10-Q CONNECTICUT WATER SERVIC For: Mar 31 StreetInsider.com On March 11, 2016, Maine Water entered into a purchase and sale agreement with the Coastal Mountains Land Trust, a Maine nonprofit corporation (the “Land Trust”) pursuant to which Maine Water agreed to sell two conservation easements to the Land ... and more »
Stewarding the land: Pine Hill Community Forest an in-town treasure - Conway Daily Sun5/4/2018 6:51:00 PM
Conway Daily Sun Stewarding the land: Pine Hill Community Forest an in-town treasure Conway Daily Sun For example, since its founding in 2000, the USVLT has undertaken 66 conservation projects, totaling 11,400 acres in the watershed between Hart's Location in Crawford Notch and the Hiram/Denmark, Maine , border. ... Most important, the parcels will be ...
Conservation groups seek to protect, preserve - Conway Daily Sun5/4/2018 6:30:55 PM
Conway Daily Sun Conservation groups seek to protect, preserve Conway Daily Sun MAHOOSUC LAND TRUST: Headquartered in Bethel, Maine , the Mahoosuc Land Trust includes conservation easements such as Larry Ely and wife Jennifer Lawson's 130 acres on scenic First Mountain in Shelburne, N.H.. Ely bought the land in 1994 with ...
Land trusts get high marks from legislature - Bangor Daily News3/15/2018 5:12:16 AM
Bangor Daily News Land trusts get high marks from legislature Bangor Daily News Here's something else from the report: Maine nonprofit conservation organizations have conserved more than 36,000 acres of working farmland, which includes privately-owned farms protected with conservation easements and properties owned in fee by ...
Maine land trusts say governor uses bogus data in pitch to tax them - Press Herald2/20/2018 7:13:11 AM
Press Herald Maine land trusts say governor uses bogus data in pitch to tax them Press Herald About 1.9 million acres of that total is privately held land in which the owners sold off development rights in the form of conservation easements that keep the land as working forests but also guarantee public access for recreation. The other 460,000 ... and more »
With Tax Bases Eroding, Some Rural Communities Say Land Trust Conservation Comes At Their Expense - Pine Tree Watch2/16/2018 4:52:16 AM
Pine Tree Watch With Tax Bases Eroding, Some Rural Communities Say Land Trust Conservation Comes At Their Expense Pine Tree Watch Maine is among the leaders in the country in conservation through private stewardship, with land trusts holding conservation easements on 1.9 million acres of private land, and owning 600,000 acres of public-access preserves. That amounts to more than ... and more »
Maine Compass: Land trusts earn their tax breaks - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel2/13/2018 4:15:30 AM
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Maine Compass: Land trusts earn their tax breaks Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Some of this land is protected by conservation easements and remains on the tax rolls and/or subject to Maine's Forest Excise Tax. In the southern half of the county, Somerset Woods Trustees has been protecting parcels since 1927. Our group is governed ...
Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants - Press Herald11/8/2017 12:38:46 AM
Press Herald Land for Maine's Future board reviews controversial Big Six project, 24 other applicants Press Herald Big Six landowner Paul Fortin of Madison has indicated that he might be forced to cut down the maple sugarbush or sell off camp lots to cover his mortgage without the $6 million in revenue from the conservation easements . Horn also urged LMF board ... and more »
Conservation Markets News Items5 things you need to know about the Q-biotype whitefly - Greenhouse Management10/12/2016 1:23:32 PM
5 things you need to know about the Q-biotype whitefly Greenhouse Management Growers from 26 different states from California to Maine have reported instances of the Q-biotype whitefly to local extension agencies and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This particular biotype of Bemisia tabaci whitefly is not ... and more »