Acquisition Sourcing

  • Governance to Create Landscape Level Conservation

    Governance to Create Landscape Level Conservation

    A diverse group of Seattle-based conservation, business, finance, academic and elected representatives were concerned that a 100,000-acre working forest would be subdivided and sold off for development. These lands served as the city’s viewshed, watershed and recreational area. The group’s greatest challenge was convincing the landowner, a prominent forest products…

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  • Acquiring Environmentally Sensitive Property on Mt St Helens

    Acquiring Environmentally Sensitive Property on Mt St Helens

    The Columbia Land Trust conserves and cares for the vital lands, waters and wildlife of the Columbia River region. The Trust took notice of increased forest fragmentation occurring on Mt St. Helens’ southeast flank and a landowner’s subdivision of 20,000 acres into 2,000 separate units. We assisted the Trust in…

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  • Acquisition of a Community Forest

    Acquisition of a Community Forest

    The Redwood Forest Foundation is a non-profit community forest organization that was created to acquire working forestland that could be owned and operated for long-term sustainable timber production—but in a manner that would also restore the forest’s biological diversity and enhance anadromous fish populations. In addition to helping the Foundation…

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