Model Draft Conservation Easement No. 2Revised 12/12/02The Land Trust for Santa Barbara CountyPage 3 of 12
Conservation Values of the Property to the extent those values are also consistent with continuedagricultural use of the Property. In the event that conflicts arise between agricultural use and theConservation Values, every effort shall be made to make agricultural use primary while also beingcompatible with the preservation of the Conservation Values [
especially the wetlands and/or oak woodlands resources of the Property
2.AFFIRMATIVE RIGHTS CONVEYED TO LAND TRUST.
To accomplishthe purpose of this Easement, the following rights and interests are conveyed to LAND TRUST by this Easement:
Identify Resources and Values.
To identify, preserve and protect in perpetuity the Agricultural Resources (including the character, use, utility, and soil and water quality) and the Conservation Values of the Property.
Monitor Uses and Practices.
To enter upon, inspect, observe, and studythe Property for the purposes of identifying the current uses and practices thereon and the baseline condition thereof, and to monitor the uses and practices regarding the Property todetermine whether they are consistent with this Easement. Such entry shall be permitted upon prior notice to LANDOWNER, and shall be made in a manner that will not unreasonablyinterfere with LANDOWNER's use and quiet enjoyment of the Property.
Prevent Inconsistent Uses.
To prevent any activity on or use of theProperty that is inconsistent with the purpose of this Easement and to require the restoration of such areas or features of the Property that may be damaged by any inconsistent activity or use.However, it is the intention of this Easement not to limit LANDOWNER's discretion to employvarious choices of agricultural, farming and ranching uses and management practices within theProperty so long as those uses and practices are consistent with the purpose and terms of thisEasement.
To erect and maintain a sign or signs or other appropriate markers in prominent locations on the Property, visible from a public road, bearinginformation indicating that the Property is protected by LANDOWNER and LAND TRUST.The wording of the information shall be determined by LANDOWNER and LAND TRUST, butshall clearly indicate that the Property is privately owned and not open to the public. LANDTRUST shall be responsible for the costs of erecting and maintaining such signs or markers.
3.PERMITTED USES AND PRACTICES.
LANDOWNER and LAND TRUSTintend that this Easement shall confine the uses of the Property to agricultural, ranching, farmingand residential uses associated with the permitted uses of the Property, and such other relateduses as are described herein. The following uses and practices, if in accordance with federal, stateand county laws and ordinances, and to the extent not inconsistent with the purpose of thisEasement, are permitted: