About Michael Virtanen

Michael Virtanen is a former Explorer staff reporter who also previously worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press and for daily newspapers in Albany, Utica and Amsterdam, N.Y.

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  1. Susan Weber says

    Thanks for this most interesting and informative exploration of the state of conservation easement use and oversight. Without state and citizen oversight, this program is just a boon to the timber companies and an abuse of taxpayer moneys.

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