Sunday, March 11, 2007

Land Preservation

"Twenty-five percent of the development that has occurred in Virginia since Jamestown was founded has occurred in the last 15 years," Kaine told an audience in a hilltop pasture on Ham Hill Farm south of Lexington.

"Swift action is needed" to preserve more land, Kaine said, while thanking farm owners Maurice Smith, his son Mack, and the extended Smith family for putting more than half their 600 acres under easement with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.

Kaine stands by land preservation
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Included was $500000 annually for two years to the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation and $950000 the first year for the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. ...
See all stories on this topic

No comments: