Attachment D

 

Conservation Values from Six Rounds of ACE Applications (FY 2000-2006)

 

 

First year applicant pool (FY 2000-01):

·        11 initial applicants

·        acquired easements on 4 properties

·        2/4 properties have “tourism” value

·        protected 1,045 acres

·        eliminated 102 development lots

·        protected 502 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        2/4 properties in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District

·        1/4 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        protected 4,050 feet along a scenic highway/entrance corridor

·        1/4 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        4/4 are working family farms

 

Second year applicant pool (FY 2001-02):

·        8 initial applicants

·        acquired easements on 5 properties

·        2/5 properties have “tourism” value

·        protected 1,157 acres

·        eliminated 39 development lots

·        protected 284 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        2/4 properties in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District

·        1/4 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        protected 93 acres of mountaintop

·        protected 1,118 feet along a scenic highway/entrance corridor

·        3/5 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        2/5 are working family farms

 

Third year applicant pool (FY 2002-03):

·        8 applicants

·        acquired easements on 5 properties 

·        4/5 properties have “tourism” value

·        protected 910 acres

·        eliminated 65 development lots

·        protected 86 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        3/5 properties in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District

·        4/5 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        protected 133 acres of mountaintop

·        1/5 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        4/5 are working family farms


 

Fourth year applicant pool (FY 2003-04):

·        8 initial applicants

·        acquired easements on 2 properties

·        2/2 properties have “tourism” value

·        protected 647 acres

·        eliminated 38 development lots

·        protected 443 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        protected 60 acres of mountaintop

·        15,300 feet of streamside protected by riparian forest buffers

·        2/2 are working family farms

 

Fifth year applicant pool (FY 2004-05):

·        10 initial applicants

·        hope to acquire easements on 6 properties

·        3/6 properties have “tourism” value

·        protect 1,110 acres

·        eliminate 66 development lots

·        protect 763 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        protect 10,294 along a scenic highway/entrance corridor

·        29,065 feet of streamside protected by riparian forest buffers

·        2/6 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        2/6 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        3/6 are working family farms

 

Sixth year applicant pool (FY 2005-06):

·        8 applicants

·        hope to acquire easements on 5 properties 

·        3/5 properties have “tourism” value

·        protect 609 acres

·        eliminate 44 development lots

·        protect 349 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        protect 1,134 feet along a scenic highway/entrance corridor

·        protected 133 acres of mountaintop

·        5,800 feet of streamside protected by riparian forest buffers

·        2/5 properties in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District

·        4/5 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        2/5 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        3/5 are working family farms

 

Summary of Six Rounds of ACE Applicants (FY 2000-06):

·        53 applicants

·        hope to acquire easements on 27 properties (16/27 are already acquired)

·        16/27 properties have “tourism” value

·        protect 5,478 acres

·        eliminate 354 development lots

·        protect 2,429 acres of “prime” farm and forestland

·        protect 16,596 feet along a scenic highway/entrance corridor

·        protect 286 acres of mountaintop

·        50,165 feet of streamside protected by riparian forest buffers

·        8/27 properties in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District

·        13/27 properties adjoin land protected by easement

·        9/27 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

·        18/27 are working family farms

 

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