Learn more about the benefits of private conservation by reviewing studies on its state-level impact.
This Texas study shows that $1 invested in land conservation yields up to $9 in return on investment for the citizens of the state.
A study conducted in Vermont found that for every state dollar invested, land conservation returned $9 in natural goods and services.
Colorado residents receive $4 to $12 of public benefits provided for every dollar invested in land conservation.
A Virginia study found that every $1 invested in land conservation returns $4 in economic value in natural goods and services.
For every $1 invested in land conservation in Pennsylvania, land conservation returns $7 in natural goods and services.
Every $1 invested in land conservation in New Hampshire returns $11 in natural goods and services.
A study found that every $1 invested in land conservation in Massachusetts returned $4 in natural goods and services.
A Maine study conducted found that every $1 invested in land conservation through Land for Maine’s Future program, $11 was returned to the economy in natural goods and services.
A study conducted found that for every $1 of federal conservation easement investment in Colorado, $2.19 of economic activity is generated due to direct, indirect and induced spending in the state.
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Congress can and must protect taxpayer rights and private land #conservation efforts by opposing the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act. ... See MoreSee Less
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“...private land conservation through easements could be roughly seven times more effective at protecting endangered species than public land conservation.” It’s clear: Congress must protect this important conservation tool. ... See MoreSee Less
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