Conservation Easement Monitoring

The mission of the Tejon Ranch Conservancy is to “protect, enhance and restore” the conserved lands on Tejon Ranch. While it is often said that almost 90% of Tejon Ranch is conserved, how exactly is this conservation achieved? The Conservancy, after all, does not own any part of Tejon Ranch. Instead, the Ranch is conserved through conservation easements. 

 

A conservation easement is a legally-binding agreement between two or more parties regarding how a property may be used. 

 

One of the primary tasks mandated by the Ranch-Wide Agreement (RWA) is that the Conservancy conduct annual monitoring of the easements on the Ranch. Because each easement is a little different, each has its own set of restrictions or prohibited uses. Easement monitoring is a field-based activity ensuring no prohibited activities are occurring on a given easement.

To learn more and see a map of conserved lands visit the project page.

The Conservancy was created as an independent nonprofit organization by the Tejon Ranch Conservation and Land Use Agreement, signed on June 17, 2008, by the Tejon Ranch Company.

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Office: 661-245-1001
Staff Extensions: 661-248-2400 

Fax: 661-248-2407 

Email: info@tejonconservancy.org

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