Stories tagged: conservation easement
Tue., March 22, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Stimson Lumber seeks support for N. Idaho conservation plan
A wood products company that wants to prohibit development on a large tract of its North Idaho timberland but keep it open for logging and outdoor recreation is looking for …
Sun., July 6, 2014
Proposed development on Bonner County timberland may get conservation easement instead
A few years ago, Bonner County’s largest contiguous tract of private forestland appeared headed for development. Clagstone Meadows – 13,000 acres of timber, lakes and wetlands – had an approved …
Thu., March 11, 2010
Family protects forestland acreage
A Bonner County family is protecting its 643 acres of private forestland from future development through a conservation easement.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2010, 10:11 a.m.
Conservation easement to protect long-held property
A Bonner County family is protecting their 643 acres of private forestland from future development through a conservation easement.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2009
Preserving views, family traditions
A sprawling piece of private forest on Lake Coeur d’Alene’s eastern shore will be forever off-limits to development. Nearly a century ago, Jean Maucieri’s parents built a cabin on the …
Sun., Nov. 1, 2009
Wildlife, forest boosted
A key North Idaho wildlife migration corridor will be protected forever, along with timber harvesting and nonmotorized public access, under a project that was approved by Congress for $3.4 million …
Tue., April 21, 2009
Land trust helps families preserve forest property
A timbered parcel south of Silverwood Theme Park holds nearly seven decades of memories for Alan Robertson. In the 1930s, his dad bought a quarter section of land near Ohio …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2007
Saving land for wildlife
Gary and Tina Johnson worried that their 23 forested acres on Blackwell Hill overlooking Coeur d’Alene could someday be overrun with development. In North Spokane County, Alfred and Cathy Anderson …