WHAT IS A VOLUNTARY CONSERVATION AGREEMENT / CONSERVATION EASEMENT?
A conservation easement protects certain natural resources and scenic values of a property in perpetuity. Easements provide various of benefits to landowners, future generations and the community. Some easement benefits for landowners may include tax incentives, continued opportunities for traditional ranching uses, and the peace of mind that treasured lands will be protected for generations to come. Communities benefit from the preservation of scenic roads and vistas, improved water and air quality, and the continuance of ranching and agriculture in our communities.
Considering subdividing? A voluntary conservation agreement can be used in part with a conservation subdivision. For a conservation subdivision, Sheridan County has incentivized the permit process by eliminating the preliminary plat process and abolished the normal application subdivision fees.
IS A CONSERVATION EASEMENT RIGHT FOR MY PROPERTY?
If you are interested in talking with us about your conservation options, please call us at (307) 673 – 4702, fill out our landowner inquiry form to the right, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you choose to learn more about pursuing a conservation easement on your property, we will set up a visit to your property to further discuss your specific conservation goals and how we might be able to work with you.