Nearly 5,000 acres of forestland in Longleaf Ridge are protected by conservation easement
August 4, 2014– COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Nature Conservancy, Texas A&M Forest
Service, and the U.S. Forest Service have collaborated to purchase a
conservation easement on 4,785 acres of forestland in the Longleaf Ridge
area of East Texas, permanently protecting some of the best longleaf
pine habitat in the state.
The groups purchased the easement for $2,277,000 from Crown Pine
Timber LP, a limited partnership managed by Campbell Global, a timber
investment and management firm based in Portland, Oregon. Campbell
Global manages over 1 million acres of timberlands in East Texas on
behalf of Crown Pine Timber.
The easement was funded through the Forest Legacy Program, a federal
program managed by the U...more >>
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