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Ecosystem markets have gotten a lot of attention over the last few years as a tool to help landowners fund conservation, by linking good stewards with the entities who benefit from their stewardship. Homeowners for example might earn tax credits for capturing stormwater on their properties, or farmers and forest landowners could “grow” water quality credits by reducing nutrient and sediment runoff from their land.