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Conservation Easement:  During the summer of 2011, the Radford University Foundation, Inc. donated an open-space easement to the Virginia Outdoors Foundation protecting the Foundation-owned Selu Conservancy.  This easement will protect in perpetuity the Selu property's many important conservation values, including scenic views enjoyed by the boating public on the Little River, a habitat for threatened and endangered plant and animal species, and an important watershed for sources of public drinking water.  With the help of Conservation Partners LLC, the Foundation claimed a transferable Virginia land preservation tax credit for the donation, then sold the credit through Conservation Partners to a number of Virginia taxpayers. This sale generated approximately $100,000 in revenue, and per the direction of the Radford University Foundation Board, these funds will be used as a quasi-endowment fund for the upkeep of the Selu property.