Kaine Discusses Proposal To Conserve 400,000 Acres By 2010 Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced his intention to conserve more land than any governor before him, 400,000 acres by 2010 . The biggest tool, Kaine said, will not be outright state purchases of forests and farmland. Instead, the state will be offering tax incentives to private landowners in exchange for "conservation easement" agreements that they keep their properties pristine, the governor said.
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