Planning for Land Preservation

CPLN 631-001

Thomas Daniels

Tuesday / Thursday, 6:30-8:00pm

An introduction to the tools and methods for preserving private lands by federal, state, and local government agencies and private non-profit organizations. Topics include purchase and donation of development rights (also known as conservation easements), transfer of development rights, land acquisition, limited development, and the preservation of urban greenways, trails, and parks. Preservation examples include: open space and scenic areas, farmland, forestland, battlefields, and natural areas.

This course fulfills the Social Sciences requirement of the EH minor.

Spring 2021