Conservation Values

One of the fundamental goals of a BLD is to identify the “conservation values” of a parcel, which the Conservation Easement is explicitly designed to protect in perpetuity. Each parcel was evaluated in terms of its intrinsic value, initially in the narrative, and then more thoroughly in each of the follow categories:

Most of the assessments are objective, but some show an emphasis to underscore an aspect’s importance, and may even show aesthetic, psychological, or philosophical judgments.  The author takes full responsibility for the former and the latter.

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