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The Land Report 2013 Conservation Deal of the Year: Trees Ranch

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Utah’s private national park finds a new steward. In Southern Utah, not far from the small town of Springdale, tourists motoring down the Zion Park Scenic Byway ooh and aah at the red clay buttes, the bizarre rock formations, and

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Posted in Conservation, Corinne Garcia, Feature, Utah, West

2013 Land Report 100: Emmerson Family

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No. 3 Emmerson Family 1,860,000 acres Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) was founded in 1949 by Curly Emmerson and his son Red, and the company has been owned and operated by Red and his descendants ever since. This year the Emmersons

Posted in California, Conservation, Feature, News Desk, Pacific, Recreation, Timber, Washington

2013 Land Report 100: No. 80-89

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No. 80 Crosby Family 135,000 acres Based in New Orleans, Crosby Land and Resources celebrates its 75th anniversary in November. The family-owned forestry business is led by Robert H. Crosby III, who was named the 2013 Forest Landowner of the

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Hunting, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, Northeast, Oklahoma, Recreation, South, South Dakota, Southwest, Texas, Timber, West, Wyoming

The Donation of Virginia’s Natural Bridge Named The Land Report’s 2013 Deal of the Year

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The Donation of One of the Seven Wonders of the New World Takes Top Honors as The Land Report 2013 Deal of the Year. In 1774, two years before he penned the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson purchased Virginia’s Natural

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Henry Chappell, South, Virginia

The Land Report Spring 2014

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2013 was a year of superlatives: billion-dollar acquisitions, record-setting prices, and landmark sales. And behind the best of these deals one finds the stories of passionate landowners, men and women and families who went to extraordinary lengths to assemble, to

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Dogs, Farming, Great Plains, Hunting, Public Land, Recreation, South, Timber, West

2013 Land Report 100: Ted Turner

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No. 2 Ted Turner 2,000,000+ acres As the largest landowner in New Mexico, Turner is always looking for ways to bring greater access to landmark properties, such as his 590,823-acre Vermejo Park Ranch in the northernmost portion of the state,

Posted in Conservation, Feature, New Mexico, News Desk, Southwest

2013 Land Report 100: No. 60-69

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No. 60 Mike Mechenbier 163,800 acres This cowboy philanthropist’s holdings — the Four Daughters Ranch, the Dockery-Collins, the Pie Ranch, and the Loveless-Romero — extend through four New Mexico counties. Mechenbier also manages nearly 2,000 acres in the Middle Rio

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Florida, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, News Desk, Oregon, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, Water, West

2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: Mirr Ranch Group

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Mirr Ranch Group www.mirrranchgroup.com (877) 623-4545 2012 Sales: $50-$100 Million Who: Founded by former public lands attorney Ken Mirr. Specializes in income-producing ranches and farms, sporting properties, and conservation properties. Provides extensive experience in matters ranging from water rights and

Posted in Colorado, Conservation, Feature, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Southwest, Utah, Water, West, Wyoming

Land Report 100er Louis Bacon to Acquire Taos Ski Valley from the Blake Family

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The sale of the Northern New Mexico ski area to the Land Report 100er was announced in early December. No price was revealed. Bacon has owned property in Taos Ski Valley since 1996, and his team collaborated with the Blake

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, New Mexico, News Desk, Southwest

The Land Report Top Ten: Winter 2013

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The Centennial State dominates the Top Ten with three exceptional listings. – The Editors 1. Homer’s Pond (Massachusetts): $118 million This private retreat is set on 314 acres along the southern shore of Martha’s Vineyard. Available in its entirety or

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Golf, Hunting, Massachusetts, Minerals, New Mexico, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Southwest, Texas, Water, West, Wyoming

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