Posts belonging to Category Farmlands & Floodplains Project

Tales of Two Families Will Illustrate Conservation Options

Tales of Two Families These case studies will be discussed by a panel that includes an attorney, farmer, county agriculture specialist, and land trust representative at the April 29 workshop for the Farmland and Floodplain Conservation Initiative, 6 – 8 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Parish House, 113 Main Street, Lancaster, NH. These stories of […]


Workshops on Economic Opportunities in Farmland and Floodplain Conservation

Press Release April 5, 2010 Workshops Spotlight Economic Opportunities in Conserving Farmland and Floodplains LANCASTER, N.H. – Two workshops in April will focus on conserving farmland and floodplains in the upper Connecticut River watershed. Strategies for conserving land and economic opportunities for landowners will be detailed.  Landowners and all interested residents are invited, including members […]


Farmland & Floodplain Conservation Initiative

Economic Opportunities for Landowners The upper Connecticut River  valley has some of the richest agricultural land in New England. This land is a backbone of our region’s traditional economy, and renewed interest in local food and farming is a welcome trend. Much of this prime agricultural land is also floodplain. The floodplains provide natural storage […]