Help local governments set and achieve land conservation goals


Local land preservation efforts are critical to meeting statewide land preservation goals, but they can benefit from the State's technical and financial support. The State can support local efforts by inventorying open space and natural areas, as well as providing mapping support, technical information and assistance, training and matching funds that are contingent on demonstrated local leadership and a commitment to land conservation.


States can provide a variety of technical and financial assistance to local preservation efforts. They can:


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