Snapshots of land specialists’ lives
Snapshots of land specialists’ lives
“I’m a big believer in the power of branding and what branding means in terms of public perceptions and how that ties into market perceptions.”
So much has changed in the woods over the last 30 years. Much of those early years, the characters I’ve met and the experiences I’ve had now, sadly, represent a bygone era. The hardest part of it all, besides seeing the modernization of logging, is that there’s no one to talk to about those days in the woods—nobody to reminisce with.
I’m extremely fortunate to own, manage and control a respectable tract of leased and deeded ground in the Pacific Northwest. Taken with a laugh, my personal experience hasn’t been learned easily, nor done inexpensively via traditional venues. Private land wildlife management practices are commonly dominated by whitetail deer, a little waterfowl and an occasional fish or upland bird topic.
Cannabis reform is sweeping the nation. Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia currently have passed laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form. This movement will continue, and the Federal Government will catch up or be forced to approve and adapt in time as reform states lead the way.
From the pages of the Winter 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.
Situated in Paradise Valley, Montana, is the six-generation-strong O’Hair Ranch. The ranch serves as a working cow-calf operation raising prime black angus cattle.
When the Barley’s purchased the farmhouse, the only remaining structure on the 52 acres, they envisioned sharing the history of the land—giving “history lessons” and showing off their rare photos. But, like many first-time landowners, it was daunting to think of paying the property tax. Enter Tentrr, one of a growing number of Airbnb-type online booking platforms and apps for campers to find and instantly reserve spots on private land across the U.S. With state ...
Bull Springs Skyline Forest has significant long-term appreciation potential with opportunity for sustainable timber management, conservation, abundant recreation, in combination with residential and mixed-use development.
Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from deerskin gloves to handmade furs made from Montana bison, sheep and alpacas.
From the pages of the Fall 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.
Professionalism is often easy to recognize when you see it but is a bit more difficult to define. When it comes to the land and outdoors space, professionalism is not the job that you do, but how you do the job.
While growth and success tempt some companies to abandon principle for profit, Swan refuses to fall into that trap and remains true to the values he learned around his family’s kitchen table on their cow-calf operation in Montana’s Ruby Valley: personal integrity, hard work, respect and putting others’ needs before your own.
Investing in land is a simple process of purchasing property and creating value through revenue, appreciation, or tax benefits. Although it sounds that simple, many investors don’t understand the difficulty in selecting properties that make sense for their investment goals when they invest in farmland; for example, investing in farmland for retirement.
Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from hand-blown glasses inspired by the mountains to a soap kit made for outdoorsmen who take leisure seriously.
The N3 Cattle Company is located just south of Livermore, and east of Oakland and San Jose; it is easily accessed from San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay. The Ranch is completely private and uniquely preserved, healthy and wild as it has been for hundreds of years.
From the pages of the Summer 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.
Every August, Nancy and John Merrill flood a hay field on their ranch so that flocks of Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill cranes can eat and rest during their staging season.
Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from handcrafted furniture made in South Carolina to small-batch, blackberry syrup made in a welcoming, small town in Georgia.