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Salute to a special kind of landowner

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Last week we praised a state-funded land deal that allowed a large dairy farm in the town of Saratoga to be protected forever from development through a conservation easement. But it’s not just farms that need protection. The countryside in the Capital Region is full of beautiful open space — fields, woods and rolling hills, with flowers and wildlife — that is threatened by development. Fortunately, like farmers, there are some landowners who love their ...

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January 9, 2014
2:08 p.m.

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Actually, the landowners owe us a thank you. All that money that they received in return for conservation easements came from us....the taxpayers.