Saturday, October 21, 2017

Governments buying Islands

USA: Another Two Private Islands Transferred into Public Hands

Johnson Family Farm - Photo Courtesy of NHPR.org

The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust has reached an agreement to transfer the two private islands in New Hampshire into public hands. A 311 acre farm will also be protected.

The Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust has announced that is has reached an agreement to permanently conserve two river islands in New Hampshire The announcement follows years of …Read More: USA: Another Two Private Islands Transferred into Public Hands

Governments buying Islands

United States: New Hampshire Town Mulls Purchase of Private Island

A tiny uninhabited isle in Sagamore Creek has been offered for sale at a bargain price that the City of Portsmouth may not be able to pass up.

(Image by Nancy Houlihan/Flickr)

Many governments and conservation groups around the world are buying back private islands, some paying into the millions …Read More: United States: New Hampshire Town Mulls Purchase of Private Island