The Hartford Courant has published several important articles recently
that address the important and urgent matter of preserving the Ethel
The Ethel Walker School is in a position envied by many landowners –
they will receive comparable monies for preservation, risk-free,
because the land is so valuable as open space and drinking water
protection. Now that the public is aware of the need to yield
money from the land we can lend our voice to the urgent matter of
preserving this treasure and be proactive about protecting it from
See articles linked below:
If You Love Our Forests, Let Them Stand
(Hartford Courant, Dec. 18, 2005) "Every landowner has an
obligation to be a steward of the land for the future . . . Subdivision
is wrong. Your responsibilities as a trustee supersede your
rights as a landowner. . . "
Developer, Spare This Vital Industry
(Hartford Courant, Dec. 18 2005) "Timber is a green, renewable, natural
product . . . money that does, actually, grow on trees."
Treasures Quietly Slipping Away
(Hartford Courant, Dec. 18, 2005) "The loss might have been
prevented if the public was aware of the status of the land."
It is up to the public to make a difference for the future in
responsible land use. Add the preservation account at the Trust
for Public Land to your holiday gift list. Don't miss out on 2005
for a tax-deductible contribution!!
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Preservation is the Best Option!