Month: July 2016

International Forestry

Private owner shows how to conserve nature

Recently, I have found an interesting story about an American Mr. M.C. Davis who spent over $90 million to buy 54 thousand acres (ca. 22 thousands hectares) property in the southeastern U.S in order to convert it to the largest private conservation project east of Mississippi River. In my opinion, after 16 years since the foundation, this project shows perfectly that private ownership not only can better conserve nature, but it is also more efficient than the state ownership.

News

New manager of the Hoffmann Forest

A controversial saga about selling the Hoffmann Forest by North Carolina State University, that began more than three years ago, is almost over. Last Friday, N.C. State University officials announced that they had reached an agreement with an international timberland investment company “Resource Management Service, LLC”.