Land Preservation through Citizen Action: the Local Land Trust Public Deposited

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  • Blaha, Kathy
    • Other Affiliation: Triangle J Council of Governments, Research Triangle Park, NC
  • The disappearance of prime farmlands, forests, open spaces, and the lack of a cohesive land use policy which protects natural resources is creating a strong grassroots initiative for land conservation: people are organizing to take control of local land. The tool they are using is a local land trust — a nonprofit corporation that enables a group of people to manage land for common uses. Land trusts are a simple, privately organized technique for acquiring and managing land in the public interest.
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  • Carolina Planning Journal
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  • 8
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  • 2
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  • 35
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  • 39
  • English
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