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Explore the latest developments in conservation as we bring you updates on efforts to protect land and find creative solutions for conservation in the United States

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Michael Scisco, April 2024

Conservation Offers a Strong ROI for Developers

Conservation efforts have historically been viewed through a narrow lens, primarily focused on environmental stewardship. This perspective, while critical for the protection of our planet's natural habitats and biodiversity, only scratches ...

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Michael Scisco, April 2024

How Open Spaces Impact Property Values

Open spaces, such as parks, green belts, and protected natural areas, significantly influence the value of residential and commercial properties. Numerous studies and reports have highlighted the positive correlation between proximity to op...

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The State of Wetlands in the US

Historically, wetlands were misunderstood and undervalued, often dismissed as mere wastelands. This misconception led to widespread practices of filling them in or using them as dumping sites. However, our contemporary understanding has evo...

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Sam Warnock, March 2024

How Healthy Trees Can Boost Property Values & Reduce Costs

In the realm of real estate, a green landscape can significantly enhance the value of a property. Beyond mere aesthetics, trees play a pivotal role in shaping the economic landscape of residential and commercial areas.

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Michael Scisco, February 2024

Cash for Land: Types of Grant Funding for Real Estate Developers

The realm of real estate development is rapidly evolving, with a growing emphasis on sustainability and community welfare. Grant funding is one of the most promising avenues for developers looking to create positive contributions to the com...

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Michael Scisco, February 2024

Opportunities for Real Estate Developers in North Carolina's Conservation Efforts

Last year marked a significant turning point for many real estate developers in North Carolina. It was the start of an era where the paths of development and environmental conservation not only met but intertwined, offering a golden opportu...

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‎ ‎ |‎ ‎ Nathan Phillips, January 2024

The Vital Role of Tax Incentives in Promoting Land Conservation

In the modern era, the conservation of land has become a crucial element in the movement to preserve our natural heritage and biodiversity. Over the course of the past century, humanity’s rapid acceleration of technology and population grow...

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