Scholarly Articles

Nancy A. McLaughlin, Conservation Easements: Perpetuity and Beyond, 34 Ecology Law Quarterly 673 (2007).

Jeff Pidot, Conservation Easement Reform: As Maine Goes Should the Nation Follow?, 74 Duke Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, 1 (2011).

Jessica E. Jay, When Perpetual is Not Forever: The Challenge of Changing Conditions, Amendment, and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements, 36 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2012).

Ann T. Schwing, Perpetuity Is Forever, Almost Always: Why It Is Wrong To Promote Amendment and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements, 37 Harvard Environmental Law Review 217 (2013).

Terry M. Knowles, Amending or Terminating Conservation Easements: The New Hampshire Experience, 2013 Utah Law Review 871 (2013).

Vermont Opinion and Commentary

Keep the Perpetual in Perpetual Conservation Easements, February 10, 2014.

Careful Public Review Will Allow Conservation Easements to Evolve, February 11, 2014.

Straight Talk On Conservation Easements, February 23, 2014.

Setting the Record Straight About S.119, March 15, 2014.

A Statement from VLT President Gil Livington about Proposed Easement Amendment Legislation, Vermont Land Trust, March 14, 2014.

Editorial: Trusting in Conservation, Valley News, March 14, 2014.

Chuck Wooster, How Long Is Forever? And Can Anything Be Done in the Meantime?, Northern Woodlands (Spring 2015).