Monday, March 4, 2019

Brandywine Conservancy Hosts April 3 Land Trusts & Farmland Roundtable In Chester County

Join land trust staff, board members, and volunteers on April 3 at the Brandywine Conservancy for a roundtable discussion about farmland preservation and other farm-related work by land trusts in Chester County.  Discussion topics include--
-- State funding for land trusts engaged in farmland-related work-- including recently introduced House Bill 574 and the impact of proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Stewardship Fund)
-- Pennsylvania Farm Bill and proposed changes to the ACEP program
-- Rural enterprise endeavors (e.g., weddings, agritourism, etc.) on preserved farms
-- Working with conservation districts and NRCS
-- Considerations when placing easements on working lands
-- Understanding the economic and infrastructure needs of farm operations
-- Other topics raised by participants
The Roundtable will be held at the Brandywine Conservancy Offices, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford in Chester County from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Click Here to register or for more information.
For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the PA Land Trust Association website, Click Here to sign up for regular updates from PLTA, Like them on Facebook, and Follow them on Twitter.  Click Here to support their work.
The 2019 PA Land Conservation Conference will be held May 16-18 at Skytop Lodge in Monroe County.

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