GAINESBORO, Va. (AP) -- More than 600 acres in Frederick County have been protected from future development.
Four property owners worked with the Potomac Conservancy to place conservation easements on a total 608 acres.
Frederick County Conservation Authority chairman Diane Kearns tells The Winchester Star (http://bit.ly/1jUAXuD ) that it's the largest section of contiguous land under easement in the county.
Another 288 acres in the county owned by Kearns and her father also are protected by a conservation easement.
Information from: The Winchester Star, http://www.winchesterstar.com
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