Public Land

BLM to Move Headquarters to Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced plans to move its headquarters from Washington, DC, to Grand Junction, Colorado, so top officials can be closer to the land managed by the agency. The BLM oversees approximately 388,000 square miles of

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Posted in Colorado, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, West

Blackfeet National Park to be Studied

A feasibility study is being prepared for Montana’s Blackfeet Nation regarding the development of a national park on tribal lands bordering Glacier National Park. Although many specifics remain to be determined, the development of such a parkland could potentially generate

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Posted in Agriculture, Conservation, Feature, Montana, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, West

Go West, Bureau of Land Management

According to the Interior Department, officials are scouting a new location for BLM headquarters nearer the terrain it manages: 388,000 square miles, 99 percent of which can be found in a dozen Western states. Look for an announcement in September

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Posted in Arizona, Colorado, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Idaho, New Mexico, News Desk, Public Land, Utah, West

Emmerson Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 3 Emmerson Family 1,956,100 acres (down 3,566 acres) Through their wholly owned SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES (SPI), the Emmersons are engaged in collaborative efforts to restore and maintain the health of California’s forests. In partnership with the US Forest Service,

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Posted in California, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Land Report 100, Pacific, Public Land, Timber, Water

Toledo Voters Approve Ballot Measure Granting Rights to Lake Erie

On February 26, 61 percent of voters in Ohio’s fourth largest city granted legal rights to the nation’s 11th largest lake. The passage of the ballot measure by the citizens of Toledo marks the first time a US jurisdiction has

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Great Lakes, News Desk, Ohio, Public Land, Water

Big Empty

Two dubious GET-RICH-QUICK INVESTMENTS — one that involved more than 17,000 acres outside of Boise and another that included more than 2,000 acres near Denver — ended up costing the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System close to $100 million.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Colorado, Developers, Feature, Idaho, News Desk, Public Land, West

SOLD! Dole Sells 2,900 Acres to Reforestation Effort

Spread across mountains and fields in Central Oahu are nearly 2,900 acres that are now known as the Helemano Wilderness Project. Hawaii News Now reports that the land was purchased for $15 million from Dole Food Company by half a

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Hawaii, News Desk, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Water

$48 Million Conservation Acquisition Passes

A decades-long saga came to a close on Election Day when voters in the ski town of Park City approved a ballot measure that will fund the majority of the purchase price of prime recreational acreage overlooking the site of

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Posted in Conservation, Developers, Feature, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Utah, West

Land Report November 2018 Newsletter

Our Investing Issue takes center stage in our November newsletter, which also includes Election Night results affecting landowners as well as major transactions: Colorado voters give a thumbs down to more extensive drilling setbacks. Voters in Park City, Utah, green-light

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Federal Policy, Hunting, Minerals, Newsletter, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Residential Property, Water, West

Supreme Court Declines Coastal Act Case

A decade-long legal battle by Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla over private property rights versus public coastal access ended this month when the Supreme Court declined to hear the case, reports the Los Angeles Times. Central to the dispute: a

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

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