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  1. From Walden to Wall Street

    Frontiers of Conservation Finance
    Libros
    Octubre 2005
    Edited by James N. Levitt

    In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America’s system of landscapes that provide sustainable...

  2. Reinventing Conservation Easements

    A Critical Examination and Ideas for Reform
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Septiembre 2005
    Jeff Pidot

    Conservation easements represent one of the most rapid trends in land conservation. Beyond tax credits, tax deductions, and other public subsidies that provide financial incentive for landowners to...

  3. Reinventing Conservation Easements

    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2005
    Jeff Pidot

    A conservation easement is private land, held by a private nonprofit corporation (typically a land trust) or a government agency. Though conservation easements are perceived as a win-win land...

  4. Land Lines, April 2005

    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2005
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue explores spatial development patterns in the context of the North American megapolis; current trends of U.S. conservation easements and possibilties for their reinvention; and the role of...

  5. Community Land Trusts

    Leasing Land for Affordable Housing
    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2005
    Rosalind Greenstein and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz

    High land costs are an obstacle to developing and securing affordable housing for lower-income families. One way to address this issue is to purchase a house without the land, and a community land...

  6. The Value of Open Space

    Evidence from Studies of Nonmarket Benefits
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2005
    Virginia McConnell and Margaret Walls

    Open space provides a range of benefits to citizens of a community, beyond the benefits that accrue to private landowners. Parks and natural areas can be used for recreation; wetlands and forests...

  7. Reinventing Conservation Easements

    A Critical Examination and Ideas for Reform
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2005
    Jeff Pidot

    This working paper has been published as a Lincoln Institute Policy Focus Report. No recent happening in land conservation rivals the deployment from coast-to-coast of conservation easements. Beyond...

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