Conservation Buyer Program

Property Listing

St. John River Maine, Conservation Timber Tract in T11R17

Maine, Aroostook County

Size: ~4,732 acres
Price: $1,350,000

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


A ~4,732 acre parcel of undeveloped forest land with good road access for forest management and close proximity to softwood lumber mills and other markets makes this tract an attractive forest investment opportunity. Nearly 8 miles of scenic frontage on the Daaquam River and the NW Branch of the St. John River will be protected with a 500' no-cut buffer while the remainder of the parcel will be conserved with a no-development easement containing straightforward forestry provisions.


Primary Conservation Objective

To conserve the St. John River and its tributaries within a landscape of sustainably managed forests and a network of large forest reserves.

Biodiversity Highlights

This undeveloped forest land within Maine's vast North woods offers good habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal species. Several areas of intact wetland habitats add to the conservation value of the property. Approximately 8 miles of undeveloped river shore along the Daaquam River and The Northwest Branch of the St. John River.

Easements and Restrictions

1. A no development easement over the entire parcel containing simple forest management provisions.

2. A 500 foot no-cut, no roads buffer along approximately 8 miles of river frontage excepting a permanent right to designate and construct a single road and bridge across the Daaquam River or Northwest Branch of the St. John River.

3. A retained right by TNC to designate a Right of Way and construct a bridge across the Daaquam River or Northwest branch of the St. John River.



Additional Photos

Photos available on request.


Upper St. John Lands Sale Proposal  © Dan Coker, TNC Maine Field Office


For more information, please contact:


Bill Patterson

The Nature Conservancy

14 Maine Street, Suite 401

Brunswick, ME 04011


Phone:  207-272-5141



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