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Educate > Farmland Preservation > Glossary Terms

Below are a list of terms I collected during this project.

     When land is not supplied with water by artificial means; such as diverting streams, flooding, or spraying.

     Regions or areas drained by a river or stream.

     A city, town, or district that has corporate existence and usually, its own local government.

Conservation Easement
     A voluntary agreement that requires a landowner to limit the type or amount of development on their property, while still having private ownership of      the land.

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Last updated on May 10, 2008

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