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2020 Deal of the Year

By Cary Estes • Photography courtesy of SVN Saunders Real Estate The Land Report’s 2020 Deal of the Year actually took five years to orchestrate. The result was well worth it, as the State of Florida took title to a

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Posted in Conservation, Deal of the Year, Editor's Choice, Feature, Florida, Public Land, South

2020 Conservation Deal of the Year

By Lisa Martin | Photography by Cameron Davidson Fishers Peak lords over an unsullied playground rife with elk, mountain lion, and black bear. The distinctive 9,633-foot spur of Raton Mesa ranks as the highest point in the nation east of

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Posted in Colorado, Conservation, Deal of the Year, Editor's Choice, Feature, Public Land, Recreation, West

The Sweetest of Deals

SOLD! A broad coalition rallies to preserve a beloved COLORADO landmark. By Cary Estes | Photography by Todd Winslow Pierce The path to commercial development of Colorado’s Sweetwater Lake took a detour down Memory Lane as a nostalgia- fueled community

Posted in Cary Estes, Colorado, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Public Land, Recreation, Water, West

San Jose to Preserve Coyote Valley for Wildlife and Agriculture

The city’s General Plan Task Force voted to set aside portions of Coyote Valley for agricultural use, something the City Council first did back in 1976. More recently, concerned citizens urged task force members to preserve the valley, which runs

Posted in Agriculture, California, Conservation, Developers, Farming, Feature, News Desk, Pacific, Public Land

Historic Ditmars Ranch Preserved

A multi-player conservation deal in Colorado resulted in the purchase of Ditmars Ranch, a 1,500-acre tract at the south edge of Castle Rock. Douglas County and the nonprofit Conservation Fund each ponied up $1 million for the sale of the

Posted in Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Feature, News Desk, Public Land, West

Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Rule Defining Habitat

This landmark development will impact the listing of endangered and threatened species. The agency’s proposed definition aligns with the Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. the US Fish and Wildlife Service, which held that an area may only

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land

The Conservation Fund Acquires Colorado’s Sweetwater Lake

The 488-acre purchase of one of Colorado’s largest natural lakes means the water and surrounding terrain will fall under federal protection thanks in part to the Great American Outdoors Act, which the Senate passed on June 17. Once approved by

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Posted in Colorado, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, Water, 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

Cumberland Plateau NFWF Announced $1.3 Million In Grants

States in which grants will be used include Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) grants target the restoration, enhancement, and protection of shortleaf pine, oak, and riparian forests. “More than two-thirds of the forests

Posted in Alabama, Conservation, Feature, Georgia, Kentucky, Public Land, Recreation, South, Tennessee

City of San Angelo Parts with 864 Acres of Ranchland for $1,500 per Acre

San Angelo sold 846 acres of the Ford Ranch for $1.296 million to a pair of limited liability corporations. According to the conditions of the sale, San Angelo retains 50 percent of the property’s mineral rights along with all rights

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Posted in Feature, Minerals, News Desk, Public Land, Southwest, Texas, Water

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