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For the birds: Grass habitat in western Montgomery County

State pays to keep property natural

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According to Montgomery County landowner Richard Bromberg, the state Grassland Protection Program isn’t a source free money — there are strings attached. “They’re not just giving it away,” he said. For years the Department of Environmental Conservation has been paying owners of grasslands in certain target areas across the state, like the western half of Montgomery County, to essentially keep their acreage in its natural state. The idea is to stop the annual 6.5 percent ...

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