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Lands Recently Acquired by IDL

Acquisition Name: Packers 1
Date Acquired: December 2018
Acres: 32,159
Endowment: Public School, Normal School, State Hospital South
Description: Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), as part of its Strategic Reinvestment Plan, has purchased more than 32,000 acres of timberland located within several north Idaho counties. The land was purchased using money from the previous sale of residential and commercial properties. The newly purchased timberland is open to the public for recreational activities including mountain biking, hunting, and fishing. This large acquisition includes parcels in Boundary (10,080 acres), Bonner (142 acres), Benewah (13,519 acres), Shoshone (6,923 acres) and Latah (1,495 acres) counties. Some of the individual parcels included with this acquisition block up existing endowment lands and provide access to other existing endowment lands. The seller was a timberland investment management organization named Molpus Woodlands Group, representing three different ownership groups. The ownership groups are Jackson Timberland Opportunities-Tristar, LLC; Jamestown Forestlands LLC; and Nordic Crystal Falls, LLC.
Images: Grid map-Packers 1 North (pdf) | Grid map-Packers 1 Central (pdf) | Fact Sheet (pdf)

Acquisition Name: Walton
Date Acquired: December 2018
Acres: 114
Endowment: Public School
Description: The Walton property is located in Clearwater County approximately 14 miles northeast of the town of Orofino. The acquired land is adjacent to and blocks up existing endowment lands owned by the Agriculture College and Public Schools.
Images: Aerial view (pdf)

Acquisition Name: St. Maries
Date Acquired: March 2017
Acres: 1,398.40
Endowment: Public School
Description: The St. Maries parcel is located in Benewah County approximately 6 miles south of the town of St. Maries, Idaho. The acquisition, which is outlined in red, blocked up existing IDL timberland, which is outlined in yellow (*see aerial photo).
Images: *Aerial view (pdf) | Ground level photo (pdf)

Acquisition Name: Maggie Butte
Date Acquired: December 2016
Acres: 2,374.51
Endowment: Public Schools
Description: The Maggie Butte parcel is located in Clearwater County approximately 10 miles east of Kamiah, Idaho. The acquisition, which is outlined in red, blocked up existing IDL timberland, which is outlined in yellow (*see aerial photo).
Images: *Aerial view (pdf) | Ground level photo (pdf)

Contact

  • Real Estate Services Bureau
    Boise Staff Office
    208-334-0200

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