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Land Report 2019 Timberland Deal of the Year: Montana Timberlands

Written by: Kelly McGee It was only fitting that the largest timberland sale of 2019 involved the publicly traded company that owns the most land in the US. Weyerhaeuser, the Seattle-based timber REIT, ended the year decisively by announcing the

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Posted in Feature, Montana, News Desk, Timber, West

Bearing the Brunt

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court ruling that maintains federal protection for grizzly bears in the 22.5-million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. BY TODD WILKINSON | PHOTOGRAPHY BY THOMAS MANGELSEN The recovery of grizzlies in the

Posted in Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Idaho, Montana, Public Land, West, Wyoming

Land Report 2019 Timberland Deal of the Year: Weyerhaeuser Sells 630,000 Acres of Montana Timberland to Southern Pine Plantations

The Seattle-based REIT – the single largest owner of land in the U.S. – sold the timberland to a real estate holding company owned by Benjy Griffith, who last appeared on the Land Report 100 in 2013. The $145 million

Posted in Feature, Montana, News Desk, Timber, West

Keep Your Distance: Move to Montana

The inherent appeal of BIG SKY COUNTRY is enticing buyers keen on sheltering in some place beautiful. — Corinne Gaffner Garcia Montana is known for wide-open spaces, rugged landscapes, abundant wildlife, and outdoor recreation like you wouldn’t believe: everything from

Posted in Corinne Garcia, Feature, Montana, Residential Property, West

Wilks Brothers: 2019 Land Report 100 Sponsored by Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

Wilks Brothers | No. 12 708,475 ACRES (up 3,108 acres) Based west of Fort Worth, FRAC TECH founders Farris and Dan Wilks love land. Not only do they have substantial holdings in Montana and Idaho as well as properties in

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Posted in Cattle, Feature, Hunting, Idaho, Land Report 100, Montana, Oregon, Pacific, Recreation, South, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, West

Stan Kroenke: 2019 Land Report 100 Sponsored by Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

Stan Kroenke | No. 5 1,380,000 ACRES With wind energy projects totaling more than 400 megawatts in Texas and Wyoming, KROENKE RANCHES is rapidly becoming one of America’s largest renewable energy landowners. In addition to progressive energy development, Stan Kroenke

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Posted in Cattle, Conservation, Energy, Feature, Land Report 100, Minerals, Montana, Southwest, Texas, Water, West, Wyoming

The Price of Popularity

Sparsely populated since the dawn of time, the American West is struggling to sustain burgeoning growth and increasing demands on its resources. One group offering answers? Private landowners. By KEN MIRR There’s a new phenomenon out West, one that, as

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Posted in Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Feature, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Water, West, Wyoming

Small Towns Are Dying Everywhere But Here

In almost every region of the country, tiny towns and small bergs are drying up and blowing away. The lone exception? Out West. Let’s start with Hamilton, Montana. BY DAVID LYNCH Photography by Jason Savage As small towns elsewhere saw

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Posted in Conservation, Dogs, Equestrian, Feature, Hunting, Montana, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, West

The Land Report Top Ten: Rocky Mountain Properties

From cattle operations to top-tier resorts and recreational estates, COLORADO boasts the lion’s share of the leading listings in the Rocky Mountain region. – The Editors 01. GATEWAY CANYONS | $279 MILLION | COLORADO Discovery Channel creator John Hendricks’s 6,900-acre

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Hunting, Idaho, Montana, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, Utah, West

Holding Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 29 Holding Family 395,030 acres (down 4,790-acres) Robert Earl Holding (1926–2003) purchased SINCLAIR OIL CORP. for $78 million in 1976. The following year, he and wife, Carol, bought Idaho’s SUN VALLEY resort for $12 million. More recently, the Holdings

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Posted in Feature, Idaho, Land Report 100, Minerals, Montana, Recreation, West, Wyoming

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