October 19, 2009

Conservation Of Land When Cash Is King

"The [595 acres] of chaparral-covered land 15 miles outside of Marysville had been slated to be bulldozed for homes. But the bottom dropped out of the economy and the plan to build homes was yanked, allowing the [the San Francisco-based Trust for Public Land] to swoop in with a $4 million offer that was quickly accepted."

Developers' bust proves a boon for land trusts [SFGate]

First Published: October 19, 2009 8:00 AM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

Yeeeeah! No sprawl is good sprawl!

Posted by: CREO at October 20, 2009 2:20 AM

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