St. John Valley-Maine
Maine, Somerset County, Townships T10R16 and T9R17
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.
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.