Tags: Land Acquisition

A lone pine tree stands in front of a sweeping mountain vista at sunset

Nearly 15,000 Acres Conserved in Montana National Forest, Protecting Miles of Lewis and Clark and Nez Perce NHTs

Project Quick Facts: Area secured: 14,800 acres Trail preserved: 8 miles Lewis and Clark NHT; 12 miles Nez Perce NHT Funding source: Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Land manager: USDA Forest Service Cost of Acquisition: $10,800,000 A recent acquisition of 14,800 acres in western…

North Country Trail Association Helps Secure 242 Acres on the Minnesota-Wisconsin Border

With help from partners, NCTA preserved a mile of trail and eliminated a nearly one-mile-long road walk. Project Quick Facts:   Area secured: 242 acres Trail preserved: 1 mile Road walk removed: ¾ mile Funding partners: Pheasants Forever; Carlton County, MN; NCTA Land manager: Carlton County,…

Land Acquisition: Lessons Learned on the Ala Kahakai NHT

by Kaleo Paik, Director of Philanthropy, Ala Kahakai Trail Association The Ala Kahakai Trail Association (ATA) has found itself a landowner in the last several years, but not in a way that most acquire lands. We were very reluctant to engage in land ownership as…