Middlesex easement saves family farm, protects seven miles of tidal shoreline

Originally released through the Office of the Governor Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that one of the largest waterfront farms along the lower tidal Rappahannock River has been permanently protected from development by a conservation easement produced through a partnership of
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VOF assists Northampton County with 172-acre PDR easement

From Pete Henderson, Northampton County PDR Committee chair  Northampton County protected a second working farm last week through its Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program, with the acquisition of a conservation easement on Nottingham Farm near Franktown. Cousins Butch and Add
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