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Conservation Buyer Program

Property Listing

St. John Valley-Maine

Maine, Somerset County, Townships T10R16 and T9R17

Size: 6,557 acres
Price: Best Offer

The property is or will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.


Sustainably managed timberland in northern Maine, near the St. John River preserve in northern Somerset County. It will be sold subject to a conservation easement. Timber capital value is estimated at $3,840,000.




Primary Conservation Objective

Conserve the Upper St. John River and its tributaries within a landscape of sustainably managed forests and a network of large forest reserves. Specifically, to protect the entire length of the St. John River and it's major tributaries from Baker Lake to the confluence of the Little Black River, and to establish two large (25,000+ acre) reserves.

Biodiversity Highlights

Northern Appalachian softwood and northern hardwood matrix forests, providing habitat for moose, bear, martin, fisher, lynx and other associated species.

Easements and Restrictions

No development; no pesticides without approval of holder; no subdivision.


Additional Photos

View of St. John River  ©TNC


Map showing parcels D (T10R16) and E (T9R17) © Coker/TNC


For more information, please contact:

Tom Rumpf
14 Maine Street, Suite 401
Brunswick, ME 04011

Phone: (207) 373-5067

Learn about The Nature Conservancy's work in Maine.




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