Every family has a different reason for conserving their land. For some, it’s part of their heritage, the legacy they want to leave their children. For others, it’s because of their deep love of wildlife or the peace they find in nature. Still others find that the estate tax benefits are important when they need to retire.
The following short stories convey why conserving or purchasing land was important to these landowners who decided they wanted to ensure their land would be saved for generations to come.
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Neighbors on the Mountain
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It was Home
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Little River Canyon
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A Place for Girls to Thrive
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