News & Links
Here are some articles from around the country regarding agricultural conservation as well as some links to related websites.
Ag Preservation News
BPW approves preservation of 272-acres June 23, 2010
ANNAPOLIS, MD - Governor Martin O'Malley today announced Board of Public Works (BPW) approval for acquisition of a 190-acre conservation easement in Dorchester County as well as an 82-acre easement located in the Piney Run Rural Legacy Area of Baltimore County.
PA honors 4000th preserved farm June 18, 2010
June 10 was a landmark day for the Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board, as well as the Lebanon County Farmland Preservation Board and the Charles Zimmerman family of Jackson Township, Lebanon County.
Efforts to save Palmer Farm push forward June 10, 2010
WESTPORT - Permanent protection of the historic 30-acre Oscar Palmer Farm on Adamsville Road moved one step closer to completion with the Community Preservation Committee's recent approval of the Historic Structures Report.
Here are some related sites:
McHenry County Farm Bureau
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
McHenry County Conservation District
McHenry County Soil & Water Conservation District
McHenry County Farmland Preservation Alliance
Land Trust Alliance
Farmland Information Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Conservation Programs