"Plum Creek's primary business is timber and with the WMAs that doesn't change," said Donald Wood, Plum Creek's Recreational Lease
The new model act would extend recreational lease
coverage to nonprofit organizations and allow tax abatement as an incentive.
Big landowners, such as timber companies, were already offering recreational leases, and they became much more popular after the war.
While many large recreational leases still remain, several have gone by the wayside.
TNC pledged that, while a strategic plan for the future of the Finch land tract is being formulated, all private recreational leases
will continue to be renewed on an annual basis.
So we created the Hunting Lease Network (www.nationalhuntingleases.com)." Franchisees develop and manage recreational leases
on private land, creating new income for landowners and new hunting opportunities for the sportsmen.