Legislation Update: New Tax Proposal for Land Conservancies

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A proposal from Senator Tom Casperson suggests that nonprofit land conservancies should pay property taxes on preserves that restrict access to the public, including access for motorized and non-motorized vehicles. Conservancies argue for the ecological implications of allowing vehicles onto protected properties. Legacy’s executive director, Susan Lackey, is one of the parties interviewed on the subject. View the full article here.