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Flagstaff Area Open Spaces and Greenways Plan

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A plan for protecting and preserving existing open spaces in response to urban growth in the greater Flagstaff, Arizona area.

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1998-01

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Natural and Cultural Resources of the Buckelew Farm Lands: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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Pima County in partnership with the Arizona Open Land Trust has the opportunity to purchase 500 acres of land in fee simple from the Buckelews at a per acre price of $1,800, for a total of $900,000 plus closing costs.

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2002-09

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Open Space Funding Options: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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This white paper is divided into two sectons: (1) funding sources for open space acquisition; and (2) funding mechanisms used by other communities to implement conservation plans. This white paper is forwarded to initiate discussions on open space funding options.

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2002-01

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Measuring Effectiveness of Open Space Land Acquisitions in Pima County, Arizona - Progress Report: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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This report examines how effectively Pima County’s natural open-space acquisitions have addressed priorities for conserving species’ habitats and landscape features identified in the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. The scope of this study is beyond the County's Multi-Species Conservation Plan, which is a subset of the overall Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan.

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2009-08-28

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Habitat Mitigation in the Pima County Multiple Species Conservation Plan: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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The purpose of this study is to provide the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service with an analysis that identifies anticipated impacts to each of the covered species and asks the question: How effectively will the County's mitigation lands include the specific habitats of covered species under the Multi-Species Conservation Plan?

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2009-08-28

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Buckelew Farms 2004 Conservation Acquisition Program: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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On the County's behalf, the Arizona Open Land Trust has entered into two purchase agreements for the Buckelew Farms property. Under this conservation acquisition proposal, farming would continue in the areas currently farmed, grazing would continue on a seasonal basis,

On the County's behalf, the Arizona Open Land Trust has entered into two purchase agreements for the Buckelew Farms property. Under this conservation acquisition proposal, farming would continue in the areas currently farmed, grazing would continue on a seasonal basis, and the popular annual pumpkin festival would continue. However, the County and the Buckelew's would work together to enhance opportunities for wildlife habitat on the farm and grazing lands.

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2006-08-02

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Property Tax Revenue & Tax Base Impacts of Pima County Open Space Acquisitions: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

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During the planning process for the SDCP, concerns were raised regarding loss of property tax revenue as well as adverse tax base impacts of Pima County purchasing parcels for open space. This report assesses impacts in two ways. First, the

During the planning process for the SDCP, concerns were raised regarding loss of property tax revenue as well as adverse tax base impacts of Pima County purchasing parcels for open space. This report assesses impacts in two ways. First, the net assessed values of the open space parcels before purchase are compared to the sum of the net assessed values of all parcels in Pima County and in each applicable school district. Second, the property taxes assessed by Pima County and applicable school districts on each open space parcel before purchase is compared to the sum of the property taxes assessed on all parcels within Pima County and applicable school districts.

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2004-02-24