Mitigation & Conservation News

23
Apr
2009

Mitigation Bank Preserves Historic Cattle Ranch

Sacramento, Calif. — Stan Van Vleck, owner and operator of 150 year-old Van Vleck Ranch, has spent years struggling to maintain a historic cattle operation in the face of modern economic pressures. Inheritance and transfer taxes, rising property taxes, and encroachment by urban development has threatened the ranch’s operational outlook. As opposed to selling his

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