Examining the changes in timberland ownership and what those changes might mean.
Monday, February 12, 2007
TFG Acquiring Ohio Lands
In a cooperative deal with the Conservation Fund and the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, The Forestland Group, a TIMO that focuses on natural hardwood management, will pick up almost 16,000 acres of former MeadWestvaco timberland in Ohio. DNR will get conservation easements on most of it immediately. This deal reportedly brings the total acreage for TFG to 2.1 million acres located in 17 states. Read the detail here.