Conservation Easement Co-Holders & Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries and Backup Holders: Providing Third Parties With Rights but Not Responsibilities Regarding Conservation Easements

2024
A grant of conservation easement may provide one or more rights to a party other than the landowner and holder of the easement, in accordance with the needs and wishes of those involved with the easement transaction. Unlike for the easement holder, such rights received by the “beneficiary” do not come with obligations. WeConservePA guide. 6 pages.
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Brandywine Conservancy Co-Holding Agreeement

Organizations/Sources: Brandywine Conservancy
Sample of Brandywine Conservancy's co-holding agreement for easements co-held with the county.
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Co-Holding Conservation Easements: Considerations for Good Management and Conservation Outcomes

2024
A conservation easement may be granted to multiple entities. These holders of the easement are then each responsible for upholding the easement’s conservation objectives. The respective roles of the holders and their relationship to one another must be carefully delineated to achieve effective easement management and minimize potential conflict. WeConservePA guide. 10 pages.
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Jan 29, 2024
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Sample Co-Holding Agreement

Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Sample agreement for co-holding an easement with another entity.
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Mar 01, 2019
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