J. Partial or Full Extinguishment

  1. In the rare case that it is necessary to extinguish a conservation agreement, in whole or in part,
    1. Follow the terms of the conservation agreement with respect to taking appropriate action, and obtain provincial authorization when required by law
    2. Ensure there is no undue benefit
    3. Take steps to avoid or to mitigate harm to conservation values and/or use any proceeds in a manner consistent with the conservation agreement deed
    4. Consider the land trust’s actions in the context of its reputation and the impact on the land conservation community at large
    5. Provide prompt notification relevant parties, including donors and funders involved in the land transaction
    6. Request prior authorization from Environment and Climate Change Canada if the conservation agreement is certified as an ecological gift