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For-Profit Investment in Conserved Lands

When:
February 19, 2013 | 3:45PM
Where:
Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost:
Free
Organizer:
General Electric Foundation & CBEY

Peter Stein, Managing Director at Lyme Timber Company, will share his experience working with markets to conserve land, with a focus on timberland investments.

Peter Stein, Managing Director at Lyme Timber Company, will share his experience working with markets to conserve land, with a focus on timberland investments. What types of capital exists in land conservation efforts? What is it like to work with unconventional buyers?

About the presenter:  Peter Stein joined Lyme in 1990 and provides leadership in the development and structuring of conservation-oriented forestland and rural land purchases and dispositions. Peter also manages the Company’s conservation advisory business. Prior to joining Lyme, Peter was Senior Vice President of the Trust for Public Land (TPL) where he directed TPL's conservation real estate acquisitions in the Northeast and Midwest. Peter lectures extensively at graduate schools and professional conferences on conservation investment schemes and strategies. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Appalachian Mountain Club and serves on the Boards of Island Press, National Alliance of Forestland Owners, the Forest History Society and the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation. In addition, he is a former Board Chair of the Land Trust Alliance.