News

2016

The Lyme Forest Fund IV purchases 20,091 acres of timberland in Tennessee
Located in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee, this tract is part of a larger 200,000-acre conserved forest.  The property was conserved by a prior owner and is third-party certified as sustainably managed by FSC.   Read more
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conserves 7,090 acres of the Lyme Solon Springs Forest
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved the purchase of a conservation easement on 7,090 acres of the Lyme Solon Springs Forest, which is part of Wisconsin’s Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest.   Read more
CEI Capital Management collaborates with Lyme to award $650,000 to the town of Grand Lake Stream, Maine
The grant, announced by CEI Capital Management today, is the last phase of a 2009 New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing that protected 22,000 acres of forestland to support the outdoor recreation industry, including sporting camps and lodges and professional guiding.    Read more
The Wildlife Management Institute and Lyme Adirondack Forest Company develop the Kunjamuk Young Forest Demonstration Project
The project represents a unique interpretive opportunity, demonstrating how commercial timber harvesting can create young forest habitat for wildlife in a carefully planned, science-based, sustainable manner over many decades.   Read more
The Lyme Forest Fund IV purchases 12,875 acres of timberland in northwestern Wisconsin
Lyme will work with the state and county governments to secure a conservation outcome on the majority of these lands, which are key conservation targets in Wisconsin and are surrounded by conserved lands managed by a prior Lyme fund.   Read more
Florida approves state purchase of an 8,138-acre conservation easement on the Lyme Cross City Forest
Florida's Governor and Cabinet approved the easement purchase, which is over a portion of the Lyme Cross City Forest located in Florida's Big Bend region.   Read more

2015

The Lyme Forest Fund IV purchases 111,967 acres of timberland in Mendocino County, California
The property includes highly productive stands of redwood and Douglas fir and nearly the entire watershed of the 10 Mile River, which is critical salmon habitat.   Read more
The Lyme Forest Fund IV purchases a portfolio of mitigation banks
Collectively known as the West Virginia Bunrootis mitigation banks, the acquisition includes four stream mitigation banks spread across five counties in West Virginia.   Read more
Peter Stein co-authors an op-ed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel urging congress to support the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves the Largest Land Conservation Purchase in Wisconsin History
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board approved the largest land conservation purchase in Wisconsin history by voting 7-0 to proceed with the second phase of a 65,867 acre working forest conservation easement on Lyme St. Croix Forest Company lands.   Read more