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Should I Sell My Land? beginners landownership longterm management management planning women landowners Nov 30, 2023

At some point or another, you've likely come across the question in your mind of "should I sell my land?" We perhaps don't necessarily admit that out loud, but it's something at some point in our lives, our parents lives, or our kids lives that will come about. So let's just talk about that...

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Setting Realistic Goals beginners landownership longterm management women landowners Jan 08, 2023

It's another new year and the mantra typically heard is "New Year, New Me!" or the "New Year, Better Me!"

And we set our resolutions of things we've neglected last year and "promised" to start right after we get that new calendar flipped over for the new year. 

And if you're like me, it...

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Making Your Land A Legacy forestry landownership longterm management planning women landowners Nov 13, 2022

Tell me if this sounds familiar

  • You load the dishes in the dishwasher after dinner because it irks you when it's "not stacked right..."
  • You fold the laundry at 10:00pm and put it away "to make sure it gets put in the right spot" and to avoid the 3,000 texts/calls asking about Lucy's shorts and...
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3 Reasons Why it's Important for Women to Manage Forestland landownership management women landowners Mar 15, 2022

A decade ago, US women landownership doubled (from 11-22%, article link here). Does that mean women weren’t landowners before or are all of a sudden buying land?

Not exactly…

It’s more likely an upgrade from co-owner or secondary ownership to the primary decision...

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How much land should I invest in? beginners landownership management objectives and goals women landowners Dec 28, 2020
Maybe you're looking to buy land for the first time; maybe you're looking to expand upon what you already own. But so often asked is...

"How Much..."

 
How much land should I buy?
How much continuous land should it be?
How much should I invest (pay) for the land?
 
It's...
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5 Things To Do To Increase Land Productivity beginners landownership management women landowners Nov 20, 2020
You're home for the holidays and have a little bit of time to finally walk and explore your property: to see how things are growing, what's been done and what needs to be done. And I'm sure you're asking yourself... what can I do to my land to make it better... make it more productive... increase...
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Do you have a "GOOD" clearcut? beginners harvesting logging management timber harvesting women landowners Oct 15, 2020
You have just had your timber harvested. 
A clearcut.
 
It was time to harvest them; reduce their wildfire and forest health disease risks. The trees were mature in age, not growing substantially anymore. At the same time, maximizing your financial return to pay for that college...
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Dear Gran: What would you like to know about managing land? women landowners Sep 13, 2019
Dear Gran,
What is one thing that you would like me to know about managing the land?
 
Dear PurrPurr Tane,
 
When I first began in the land management industry, I knew that I needed a long term plan in place, but had no idea where to start or where to gain knowledge and...
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