Overview

A conservation easement is a legally binding agreement that prevents development on a piece of land forever, protecting the land for specific conservation values, such as water quality or wildlife habitat, while still providing economic benefits for the area in the form of jobs, economic activity and property taxes.

Acres

Acres

We measure conservation easement in terms of total acres of land protected by the easement.

Our Data
  • 94.4 Acres

     

    1970-1979

  • 173.5 Acres

     

    1980-1989

  • 229.5 Acres

     

    1990-1999

  • 1179.3 Acres

     

    2000-2009

  • 1292.2 Acres

     

    2010-2017

Our Data
1970-1979

94.4Acres

 
1980-1989

173.5Acres

 
1990-1999

229.5Acres

 
2000-2009

1179.3Acres

 
2010-2017

1292.2Acres

 
  • Despite a 55% increase in population from 1970-2016, Nashua has still managed to increase the total acres of conservation land by more than 1200%!

How You Can Help

  • Turn your Property into a Conservation Easement

    Private landowners can elect to add conservation easements to their property to protect the land, while still maintaining ownership.

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