Table 1. Comparative analyses by acquisition type (fee simple vs. conservation easement) and landowner type.

Attribute (analytical method) Acquisition type Landowner type
  All properties Land trust and special district only All properties
Size (t-test, ANOVA)
Vegetation (odds ratios)  
Slope (t-test, ANOVA)
Elevation (description only)    
Distance to urban (ordinal logistic regression)  
Land-use plan designation (odds ratios)    
Connectivity (ordinal logistic regression)  
Farmland suitability (odds ratios)    
Public recreation (chi-square, nominal logistic regression)