The Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation released its FY 2014 Annual Report recently. The report reviews the many accomplishments the Foundation had in 2014, including:
At the end of FY 2014, we had purchased easements on a cumulative total of 2,154 properties, permanently preserving about 292,357 acres, at a total state investment of just over $645 million.
As a result the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation
is one of the most successful programs of its kind in the country
The Annual Report also had a break down of all the county land Easement Settlements in FY 2014. Last year, Baltimore and Frederick counties had the most number of easements, Queen Anne’s County had the most number of acres preserved, and Anne Arundel County had the highest aquistion cost per acre.
For the full article and more county information visit the MALPF website online.