Resources about conservation restrictions.
Conservation Restriction Resources
The following list of resources is available to help you learn about and understand conservation restrictions (CRs), and how you can use them to protect the remaining open space in Waltham.
The Massachusetts Conservation Restriction Handbook
Currently out of print, the 1999 edition is only available as a Portable Document Format (PDF) at the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) web site. To download the handbook, click this link: http://www.mass.gov/Eoeea/docs/eea/dcs/crhandbook08.pdf The handbook includes application forms and instructions for preparing a CR.
For more information about Land Protection at the EEA web site click here.
Conservation Easement Handbook
Land Trust Alliance
1331 H Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20005-4711
Division of Conservation Services
Community Preservation Initiative
Includes Community Buildout Summaries for 351 cities and towns as well as Alternative Futures Tools, Fiscal Impact Tools and Community Development Plans.
American Farmland Trust
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
113 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-3400
Publications and seminars
Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition
2 Clock Tower Place, Suite 500
Maynard, MA 01754
Cape Cod Commission
For Model TDR: www.capecodcommission.org/bylaws/
The Trustees of Reservations
Trust for Public Land
Conservation Finance Program
33 Union St.
Boston MA 02108
Massachusetts Historical Commission
Director of Local Government Programs
220 Morrisey Blvd
Boston MA 02125