However, there are some cases where water flow is added to the creeks because the removal of vegetation and the addition of impervious coverage. Less places for rain water to infiltrate back into the ground means more run off which makes its way into our waterways overflowing the banks. Developed farmland is one such culprit, and organizations such as The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County, help to provide options in ways to protect these lands from development. If you are in a position of holding land and looking for options as to how to sustain it, or protect it for future generations we hope that you'll consider contacting TLC to learn about your options!!
- Raises the deduction a donor can take for donating a voluntary conservation agreement from 30% of their income in any year to 50%;
- Allows many farmers and ranchers to deduct up to 100% of their income; and
- Increases the number of years over which a donor can take the deduction from six to sixteen years.