Purchase Contracts

The Easement Committee adopts the following guidelines necessary to execute and close on Purchase and Sales contracts for all Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC) conservation easements. The content of the Guideline Section (items 1-8) correlates with the content of the Staff Standard Operating Procedures section (items 1-8).

Legal Advice

WAC strongly encourages landowners to seek financial and legal advice from a qualified financial planner and attorney during the acquisition process and before signing a Purchase and Sales contact.

Copies of WAC’s model deed of conservation easement and purchase contract are available for review here.