Farmland Protection: Purchase of Development Rights Workshop
On Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 there will be a Farmland Protection: Purchase of Development Rights Workshop
This workshop is being held at the Town of Great Valley Municipal Building, 4808 Route 219, Great Valley, NY
Brought to you by: the Western New York Land Conservancy, the American Farmland Trust, the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, and the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism.
This workshop was designed for:
- farm landowners
- public officials
- town planning boards
- town attorneys
- grant writers
- and anyone interested in farmland protection
This workshop provides a comprehensive review of the process for creating successful Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) projects and programs in your communities.
The presenters are:
- Patricia Szarpa, Executive Director of the Western New York Land Conservancy
- Diane Held, American Farmland Trust, Western New York Field Representative
- Jason Engel, Grants Manager for NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Light refreshments will be served.
Register for this free workshop
Please RSVP to the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism at 716-938-2312 or email mepuszcz [at] cattco [dot] orgThis project is funded in part by grants from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation and the New York State Conservation Partnership Program.