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Hamer Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 15 Hamer Family 600,000 acres Since the early 1900s, five generations of Hamers have worked in the forests of West Virginia, growing trees, harvesting timber, and running sawmills and hardwood pellet plants. In 1957, James P. Hamer was recognized

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Land Report 100, South, Timber, West Virginia

Pingree Heirs: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 11 Pingree Heirs 830,000 acres (up 125,000 acres) Pingree lands are consolidated in Maine and owned by fifth-, sixth-, and seventh generation descendants of David Pingree (1795–1863). Known as the Merchant Prince of Salem, Pingree’s nineteenth-century empire ultimately exceeded

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Land Report 100, Maine, Northeast, Timber

New Leadership Announced at LandVest

The real estate and timberland advisory firm LandVest, headquartered in Boston, announced new leadership in April. Joseph Taggart is the new president, moving up from his previous role as executive vice president of timberlands. Taggart has been with LandVest since

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Posted in Feature, Massachusetts, News Desk, Northeast, Timber

Peter Buck: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 9 Peter Buck 925,000 acres (up 125,000 acres) How many Subway Cold Cut Combos go into an acre of timberland? (Here’s a hint: It doesn’t matter if you order a six-inch combo or the footlong.) Only a nuclear physicist

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Posted in Feature, Land Report 100, Maine, Northeast, Timber

The Land Report Spring 2019

The Land Report Deals of the Year issue

The Magazine of the American Landowner announces the 2018 Deals of the Year: 2018 Deal of the Year: A matchless alpine holding, Wasatch Peaks Ranch celebrates Utah at its best. 2018 Conservation Deal of the Year: A historic retreat since

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Farming, Feature, Florida, News Desk, Pacific, Recreation, South, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, West

Irving Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 6 Irving Family 1,247,880 acres (up 1,644 acres) J.K. Irving planted the company’s one billionth tree in July. Quite an accomplishment for a family rooted in the legacy of patriarch James Dergavel Irving, whose grandparents emigrated from Scotland with

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Posted in Conservation, Energy, Feature, Land Report 100, Maine, Minerals, Northeast, Timber

Reed Family: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 4 Reed Family 1,729,232 acres (up 359,232 acres) Headquartered in Seattle, the Reed family’s GREEN DIAMOND RESOURCES COMPANY is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company with timberland in eight states spread out across the Pacific Northwest and the South.

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Posted in Alabama, Conservation, Feature, Land Report 100, Pacific, South, Timber

2019 Land Report Texas Issue

2019 Land Report Texas Issue

Our annual roundup of land and landowners in the Lone Star State is now available online. Must-read stories in the 2019 Texas Issue include: T.D. Kelsey Profile: In “Travelin’ Man,” writer Henry Chappell and photographer Wyman Meinzer team up to

Posted in Agriculture, Back Issues, Conservation, Hunting, News Desk, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Water

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

John Malone: 2018 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 1 John Malone 2,200,000 acres In addition to its focus on the productivity and profitability of its cattle operations, Malone’s SILVER SPUR RANCHES makes the preservation of historic structures and time-tested traditions a priority as well. One of the

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Land Report 100, New Mexico, Southwest, Timber, West, Wyoming

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