Monthly Archives: April 2011

Basics of Environmental Easements

Why have an Environmental Easement? Not only does the land owner realize money from the grant of the easement, but the terms of the easement contain specific provisions allowing him to continue to use it for certain purposes and enjoy the fact the land is protected for future generations.. The ownership of the land remains […]

Basics of Environmental Easements

Are all environmental easements the same? No. Easements are flexible tools for landowners who wish to conserve their land. The easement contract is a negotiated agreement between the landowner and the proposed easement holder depending on the conservation values that they want to protect. Easements confer upon their holder the legal responsibility of ensuring that […]

Basics of Environmental Easements

Are AWF and KLCT interested in non-voluntary easements? No. African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Kenya Land Conservation Trust (KLCT) will only work with landowners who are willing and interested in consensually negotiated environmental easements. Does the landowner who conveys an easement still own the land? Yes. The title on which the easement is registered remains […]