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Controversial Sale in North Dakota Badlands

BY JOSEPH GUINTO PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2007 More than 5,000 acres of federal land in North Dakota’s Badlands could go up for sale. That’s up to Congress. The property is supposed to be offered as a unique offset to a purchase

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Posted in Cattle, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Great Plains, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, News Desk, October 2007, Public Land, Recreation, Regional News, Topics

Interview: Jill Rappaport

September 2007

The Land Report, September 2007 Patience pays off as Jill Rappaport parcels together an 18-acre sanctuary on Long Island. By Eric O’Keefe. Photography by Linda Solomon. Things got Western when Katie Couric left the Today Show for the CBS Evening

Posted in Eric OKeefe, Interviews, September 2007

Bill May Force Landowners to Shoulder Firefighting Cost

When Smokey Bear says, “Only you can prevent forest fires,” he really means it. After several years of historic wildfires in the West that have strained firefighting budgets, burned thousands of acres, and destroyed homes, lawmakers in Washington and at

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Posted in Feature, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, News Desk, Public Land, Residential Property, September 2007, Topics

How to Invest in Land (Without Living on It)

Whether you own a quarter-acre urban lot or a 40,000-acre ranch, your love of the land comes from the moment you pick up a handful of ground and watch the dirt fall through your fingers, knowing that it’s yours–all yours.

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Posted in August 2007, Equities, Feature, Magazine, News Desk, Stephen OKeefe

ATV Riders Run Into Bump in Road

Whether you’re tearing it up in an off-road vehicle or all torn up about their impact on the land, you’ll probably want to know about the tongue-twisting new advocacy group known as Rangers for Responsible Recreation. The group, backed by

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Posted in August 2007, Feature, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Topics

The Nature Conservancy Purchases 161,000 acres in New York

BY TREY GARRISON PUBLISHED AUGUST 2007 The Nature Conservancy purchased 161,000 acres of Finch Paper Holdings forestlands in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. The $110 million deal, which works out to approximately $683 per acre, was announced on June 18 and

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Posted in August 2007, Conservation, Feature, Magazine, News Desk, Northeast, Regional News, Taxes, Timber, Topics, Trey Garrison

New Law Protects Pennsylvania Landowners

The State of Independence has liberated landowners in a case that may set a national precedent. Earlier this summer, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed a law granting new protections to landowners who open their property to sportsmen and others for

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Posted in August 2007, Feature, Federal Policy, Hunting, Joseph Guinto, Magazine, News Desk, Northeast, Recreation, Regional News, Topics

How Safe Are the Nation’s Wildlife Refuges?

BY JOSEPH GUINTO PUBLISHED JULY 2007 The White House accelerated funding for its Healthy Lands Initiative this year, allocating some $3 million to the Bureau of Land Management. The money must be spent on restoring or maintaining natural habitats on

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Posted in Conservation, Federal Policy, Joseph Guinto, June 2007, Magazine, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Topics

Open Fields Legislation Offers Payments to Landowners

Remember that little place in the woods where you used to get off spectacular hip shots while hunting birds on the wing? Well, there’s a strip mall there now. That’s an increasingly common issue for hunters, whose once-prized spots are

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Posted in Feature, Hunting, Joseph Guinto, July 2007, Magazine, News Desk, Recreation, Topics

Eminent Domain Clouds Pinon Canyon

With more than 15 million acres of military bases, training centers, and maneuver sites, the US. Army ranks as one of Americas largest landowners. But when it comes to taking territory, shock and awe are not its most formidable weapons.

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Federal Policy, Gustav Schmiege, June 2007, Magazine, News Desk, Public Land, Regional News, Topics, Trey Garrison, West

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