In most circumstances, a conservation easement is a far better tool for conserving land than a deed restriction. The new guide, Deed Restriction Versus Conservation Easement, published by WeConservePA, explains how the tools differ.
This is the second guide pertaining to deed restrictions published by WeConservePA in 2021, the first being Using a Deed Restriction to Protect Land: A Path for When Neither a Land Trust Nor Government Can Help.