Economic Benefits of Conservation


Cost of Community Services studies examine both the tax revenues generated by different land uses and the costs to local government of providing services to those same uses. They help people understand the fiscal consequences of keeping land in agriculture or as open space versus developing land for other purposes.

Resources included: Economic Benefits of Biodiversity; Economic Benefits of Land Conservation; Economic Benefits of Parks; Economic Benefits of Smart Growth and Costs of Sprawl; Economic Benefits of Trails; Why Preserve Farmland?

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