Conservation

It’s Time to Sell My Ranch

by T. Boone Pickens Growing up in Holdenville, Oklahoma, I once walked five miles from town down to the banks of the Canadian River — and back — to earn a Boy Scout merit badge. Today, some 80 years later,

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Posted in Conservation, Dogs, Feature, Hunting, Interviews, News Desk, Recreation, Residential Property, Southwest, Texas, Water

Private Landowners Fuel Jet Travel

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack greeted Seattle passengers deplaning at Washington Reagan after an Alaska Airlines flight powered in part by a new renewable fuel made of wood waste salvaged from private lands in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. “In 2011,

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Posted in Agriculture, Conservation, Energy, Feature, Minerals, Montana, News Desk, Oregon, Pacific, Timber, Washington, West

Land Report August 2016 Newsletter

Ever heard of a wind tax? Probably not. That’s because only one state has one: Wyoming. Although the Cowboy State claims to be a low tax haven, it imposed the nation’s lone tax on power generated by wind turbines in 2012. Not

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Farming, Federal Policy, Florida, Minerals, New Mexico, News Desk, Newsletter, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, South, Southwest, West, Wyoming

The Land Report Fall 2015

Celebrating the American Sportsman is more than just our fall issue’s theme; it’s an eye-opening experience that chronicles the adventures of an American original, Wyman Meinzer. Wonderfully written and gorgeously photographed, it will become a favorite read of anyone with a passion for

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Posted in Agriculture, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Dogs, Federal Policy, Great Lakes, Great Plains, International, Midwest, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Residential Property, South, Southwest, West

Land Report January 2015 Newsletter

Take a peek at our January newsletter to learn the following: Which invasive species threatens the Great Lakes. Which Colorado ranch just sold at a 65-percent discount. Which Land Commissioner has put the kibosh on a $2 billion project. What conservation plans

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Posted in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, News Desk, Newsletter

T. Boone Pickens: Good Stewardship, Good Business, Good Neighbors

The value of Texas ranches has increased greatly as a result of recreational activity, and Boone was among the first to recognize this potential for landowners in the northern parts of Texas. In fact, Pickens has bought a number of

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Posted in 2011 Winter, Feature

Ask the Expert: Dean Saunders

Eye on the Market: Dean Saunders has chaired the Florida Real Estate Commission, is certified as an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), and was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2010. The Land Report asked one of the

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Posted in 2011 Winter, Agriculture, Conservation, Eric OKeefe, Farming, Feature

Sold! 80,200 Acres of Wisconsin Timberland

JANUARY 3 UPDATE: In late December, a deal was struck to sell the 80,200 acres of timberland in northern Wisconsin for $42.9 million dollars to two companies that manage timberland throughout the U.S. According to LandVest, Inc. broker David Speirs,

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Posted in Conservation, Developers, Farming, Feature, Midwest, News Desk, Recreation, Timber, Wisconsin

$5 Million Hilton Head Easement Acquisition

Several funding entities, including Beaufort County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, have pooled resources to acquire several key conservation easements on St. Helena Island as well as outright ownership of 19 acres on Hilton Head. According to news releases,

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Posted in Equities, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, South, Taxes

Market Watch: Tejon Ranch Sells Easements for $15.8M

Tejon Ranch (TRC) will sell five conservation easements covering some 62,000 acres of the 270,000-acre property to the California Wildlife Conservation Board for $15.8 million. The transaction is yet another step by California’s largest private landowner to monetize remote areas

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Posted in Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Stephen OKeefe, West

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