Land Preservation

Licking Soil & Water assists Licking County landowners in preserving and protecting their land from development.  Click here for a general presentation on land preservation. For more information on land preservation, Contact Licking Soil & Water, or email information@lickingswcd.com

The District also created a Preserved Land and Open Space Map for Licking County. 

Food Production & Agriculture is Ohio's number one industry, employing one in seven Ohioans. Click here to learn more about food production and agriculture in Ohio. 

Individuals can support local producers by purchasing locally grown food and related products. Click here for a Locally Grown Products Resource List.

Land Preservation Resources:

Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) (Ohio Department of Agriculture)
Agricultural Easement Donation Program (AEDP) (Ohio Department of Agriculture)
Clean Ohio Green Space Conservation Program (Clean Ohio, Ohio Public Works Commission)
Licking Land Trust
Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts (COLT)
Land Trust Alliance
American Farmland Trust
Agriculture for Tomorrow Committee of Licking County

Agricultural Security Areas (ASA) (Ohio Department of Agriculture)

Agricultural District (OSU Extension Fact Sheet)
Agricultural District (Licking County Auditor's Page)

CAUV Information (Ohio Department of Taxation)
CAUV Assessment in Ohio (OSU Extension Fact Sheet)
CAUV Assessment in Licking County (Licking County Auditor's Page)
Guide to CAUV
(Ohio Farm Bureau)

Ohio Scenic Rivers Program