The Conservation Easement Quiz

  1. A conservation easement requires the landowner to allow public access to the property.

  2. A conservation easement requires the landowner to extinguish all development rights on the property.

  3. There are no tax benefits available to someone who donates a conservation easement.

  4. When a landowner sells or donates a conservation easement, he no longer owns the land.

  5. A conservation easement prevents any productive agricultural or forestry use of the property.

  6. If you donate a conservation easement, it will allow other people to tell you what you can and cannot do with your land and how to manage your land on a day-to-day basis.

  7. The state or federal government often acquires conservation easements without the landowner’s consent through eminent domain.

  8. Land subject to a conservation easement will eventually revert to the federal or state government.

  9. A conservation easement is a good idea for my land.