January 22, 2010
Nancy McLaughlin interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered, Broadcast March 11, 2008
"When environmentalists talk about land conservation, they often use the word “forever.” National parks are supposed to be preserved in perpetuity. The same is also true of a large and growing number of private conservation lands."
Independent producer David Baron relays a story involving a perpetual conservation easement and asks "Who decides when 'forever' ends?" Listen to the broadcast >>
This case eventually settled, with the conservation easement remaining in full force and effect on the burdened land. See a discussion of the case and settlement >>