Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of
Black Butte Working Forest Conservation Easement
NOE - Notice of Exemption
This project is for granting of funding for the purchase of a conservation easement on private property. The purpose of the conservation easement can be summarized as permanent protection of the working forest property to ensure that (1) it remain a working forest with no conversion to non-forest use and (2) no subdivision occur at any time in the future. This purpose has the desired outcome of conserving forest resources, soil resources, water resources, wildlife habitat, open space character, and scenic viewshed qualities of the Property.