conservation easement http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Conservation easement protects thousands of acres in Albany County http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conservation-easement-protects-thousands-acres-albany-county <p>Nearly 9,000 acres of ranchland north of Laramie is now protected, under a new conservation easement.</p><p></p><p>Matt Wells with the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust handled the deal. He says the landowner wanted to make sure the property would never be developed.</p><p>“The conservation easement limits the future non-agricultural commercial development of the property, meaning that agriculture will always be present but it won’t be cut up into office buildings or a Walmart or something like that,” Wells said.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 01:01:37 +0000 Willow Belden 52375 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Conservation easement protects thousands of acres in Albany County