Public Policy Support

  • 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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  • Creative Sale of Property with High Timber and Development Values

    Creative Sale of Property with High Timber and Development Values

    A forest investment firm owned 3,700 acres of forestland directly adjacent to a growing Oregon community. The property was well stocked with mature and valuable timber, and also had high development values. It was also an important community asset—providing public recreation opportunities, stunning views and other aesthetic benefits. We helped devise a…

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