What is prohibited within a conservation easement?
  • Applying chemicals for destruction or slowing of vegetation, including herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, and pet waste
  • Conducting activities detrimental to the preservation of scenic beauty, vegetation, and wildlife in the easement area
  • Constructing, installing or maintaining anything made by people, including but not limited to buildings, structures, walkways, clothes line poles, fire pits, and playground equipment
  • Cutting or removing trees or other vegetation, except for: diseased trees or trees removed to allow sunlight to penetrate limited areas of easement
  • Depositing of waste or debris including grass clippings, leaves, and pet waste
  • Excavating or filling within the easement area
  • Outside storage of any kind
  • Removing, damaging, destroying, or defacing any monuments or markers placed to identify the easement area

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1. What are conservation easements used for?
2. Who owns the conservation easement area?
3. What is prohibited within a conservation easement?