UCCE Sonoma County
University of California
UCCE Sonoma County

Agriculture Land Preservation

Date: June 27, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Contact: Karen Giovannini klgiov@ucanr.edu

Sponsor: UCCE Sonoma County

Location: UCCE Sonoma County

Event Details

Sonoma County

Discussion with Sonoma County Ag Preservation & Open Space District about the Vital Lands initiative and findings from conservation easement survey conducted by UCCE.

SCAPOSD Vital Lands logo

Karen Gaffney and Alex Roa, Sonoma County Ag Preservation & Open Space District 

  • Vital Lands – where does SCAPOSD go from here? What would you like them to do?
  • Conservation Easements – How do they work? Do they require public access? What are the priorities of the District?
  • Ag Easements and other possible solutions for preserving ag land in Sonoma County – What are Ag Easements? How do they Work? What are some other options? 

Stephanie Larson, UCCE Sonoma County 

  • Conservation easement survey findings – Assessment of how landowners allocated proceeds. Assessment of the success of the easement to preserve agriculture.
  • Payments for Ecosystem Services – What is it? How could it work? 

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