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Haskill Basin Conservation Easement Finalized

Deal to preserve open land near Whitefish completed after years of work BY TRISTAN SCOTT // FEB 17, 2016 For years, conservation groups and city officials have recognized the development pressure that could bear down on Haskill Basin, a block of land east of Whitefish owned by F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber Co. And for years, those concerns were quelled by a good-faith agreement with the Stoltze family, who for more than a century has maintained its commitment to managing the Haskill parcel as a working forest, rather than leveraging it into a revenue-rich development deal. On Wednesday, that handshake
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