10/09 Discussion About Farmland Conservation Easements

October 9

Presented by the Vermont Land Trust and the Ferrisburgh Conservation Commission
October 9, 2012 7pm, Ferrisburgh Town Hall, Route 7


7:00 - Overview of farmland conservation process - Vermont Land Trust

7:15 - Specific farmland protection restrictions and role of partners - Representatives from the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB), USDA - Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Lewis Creek Association, VT Agency of Agriculture

7:45 - Panel discussion to include topics of local interest - Craig Heindel - Moderator, Ferrisburgh Conservation Commission Chair

  • Riparian buffers
  • Future housing for farm families
  • Wildlife and hedgerow conservation provisions
  • Coordination with local conservation commissions and other interested groups

8:30 - Adjourn