Conservation Easements in Loudoun County

There are over 75,000 acres of land protected by conservation easements in Loudoun County, as displayed in the interactive map below. 

A conservation easement is a voluntary legal agreement in which a landowner retains ownership, use, and enjoyment of their property while they convey certain rights to a qualified land trust to protect farms, forested areas, historic sites, and natural resources.

County landowners work with a qualified land trust in placing their property under a conservation easement. If you are interested in learning more about placing your land in a conservation easement, you may contact one of the following land trusts:

Contact one of these land trusts for more information: 

Conservation Easement Programs Managed by Loudoun County Government

Conservation Easement Assistance Program

The Conservation Easement Assistance Program is a grant program to assist land owners with the upfront costs of placing property under a conservation easement for which a land trust will be the holder.

Conservation Easement Stewardship Program

The Conservation Easement Stewardship Program assists owners of property under a conservation easement for which the Board of Supervisors is a holder or co-holder.

Interactive Map: Conservation Easements

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