Summary of Nine Rounds of ACE Acqusitions (2000-09) :

(Assumes acquisition of all five easements from FY 2008-09 class)

 

          87 applicants

          acquired easements on 5 properties 

          protected 7,224 acres

          eliminated 435 development lots

          protected 3,576 acres of ďprimeĒ farm and forestland

          protected 30,259 feet along state roads

          protected 454 acres of mountaintop

          protected 76,534 feet of streamside with buffers

          25/37 properties have ďtourismĒ value

          11/37 properties in a Rural Historic Districts

          23/37 properties adjoin permanently protected land

          12/37 lie in the watershed of a drinking supply reservoir

          26/37 are working family farms

 

 

Summary of Applications - First Eight Years of ACE Program

 

Year                 Applicants       Enrolled (Acres)          Closed (Acres)             DRís Eliminated

2000-01           11                      4 (1,045 ac)                 4 (1,045 ac)                 88 DRís (purchased)

2001-02           8                       5 (1,157 ac)                5 (1,157 ac)                 24 DRís (purchased)

2002-03           8                       5 (   911 ac)                 5 (   911 ac)                 62 DRís (purchased)

2003-04           8                       2 (   647 ac)                 2 (   647 ac)                 34 DRís (purchased)

2004-05           10                      6 (1,110 ac)                 6 (1,110 ac)                 66 DRís (purchased)

2005-06           8                       5 (   583 ac)                 5 (   583 ac)                 44 DRís (purchased)

2006-07           9                       2 (   558 ac)                 2 (   558 ac)                 26 DRís (purchased)

2007-08             14                    3 (   474 ac)                 3 (   474 ac)                 32 DRís (purchased)

2008-09             11                    5 (   741 ac)                 0 (       0 ac)                 59 DRís (purchased)

Total                87                    37 (7,224 ac)                32 (6,483 ac)              435 DRís (purchased)    

 

 

Return to exec summary