Land trusts and public Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) programs already excel at protecting farmland and ranchland. But increasingly, practitioners are searching for tools to encourage, incentivize or require management practices on that land that will provide greater ecosystem benefits such as clean water, carbon sequestration, and wildlife habitat. This workshop will explore the pros and cons of various strategies, from conservation or management plan requirements to ecological overlay easements to separate management contracts or affirmative covenants. We'll also explore a new concept that uses a tenancy-in-common approach. We'll discuss challenges around valuation, financing and monitoring, and will look at some research underway to develop an alternative easement valuation tool that captures market value of ecosystem benefits. This is an exciting and evolving area of programing for agricultural land protection practitioners; come with your own examples and questions!