NLI Easements

A conservation easement is a legal agreement between a landowner and a a land trust or government agency that permanently restricts certain uses on the property while allowing the landowner to retain ownership on the property. An easement can be tailored to the specific needs of the landowner while protecting the conservation values of the land.

For more information about conservation easements, request a copy of "Conserving Your Land" by calling us at 815.964.6666.

Total Acres: 3,479.78

Locations

Bureau

  • McCune Sand Prairie: 200 acres
  • Ross Wildlife Refuge: 63.40 acres
  • Walnut Grove Woodland: 7.30 acres

Carroll

  • Banes: 151.10 acres
  • Nickels: 80 acres
  • Stretton: 35 acres

DeKalb

  • Pizzo Prairie: 40 acres
  • Clear Water Legacy: 297.68 acres
  • Clear Water Legacy 2: 10 acres
  • Clear Water Legacy 3: 109.59 acres

Jo Daviess

  • Hanover Bluff:
  • Dimke tract: 88.82 acres
  • Rachuy tract: 37.16 acres
  • The Prairie Enthusiasts,
    Hanley Savanna:
    79.76 acres
  • The Prairie Enthusiasts,
    Roberts Tract:
    44.23 acres

Lake

  • Pohickory: 31 acres

Ogle

  • Cain Farm: 222 acres
  • Carpenter Tract: .38 acres
  • Piros Prairie: 5 acres
  • Silver Creek Biodiversity Preserve Tarbox Unit:
    50 acres
  • West Grove: 40 acres

Pope

  • War Bluff Wildlife Sanctuary: 483 acres

Rock (Wisconsin)

  • Potter-Briggs Wetland: 2.90 acres

Sangamon

  • Robinson Woods (6 tracts): 6.36 acres

St. Clair

  • Pruitt Sinkhole: 15 acres

Stephenson

  • Patricia Knight: 49.37 acres

Whiteside

  • Agnew Triangle Prairie: 10.20 acres
  • Durward-Hardin Farm: 272 acres
  • Corliss & Russell Kerr Farm: 379 acres
  • Spring Slough: 20.87 acres

Winnebago

  • Burr Oak Valley Preserve: 3.38 acres
  • Robert & John Carleton: 152.89 acres
  • Richard Conklin: 82.07 acres
  • Mary Sackett Prairie: 26.5 acres
  • Peterson Farm: 101.5 acres
  • Mark Shedd: 5.99 acres
  • Stone Bridge Nature Trail: 86.82 acres
  • Ottertail Marsh: 131.51 acres
  • Pecatonica Woodlands: 68 acres