Conservation Options

Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn

Each land protection agreement between a land trust and landowner is unique, combining the goals of landowners, the mission of the land trust and the special features of the land protected.  We describe here some of the ways land trusts work with people to protect Wisconsin's special places. 

Conservation Easements

Conservation easements allow landowners to retain ownership and use their land while permanently protecting the conservation values of their property.

Other Conservation Options

Land trusts work with families and landowners in many ways: here's a brief description of some conservation options.

Management Assistance

Some useful links for landowners interested in restoration and stewardship of the resources on their property.


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