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Deal protects Rainier timberland

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The Nisqually Land Trust has acquired 720 acres of timberland north of Ashland, in eastern Pierce County, dramatically expanding a critical wildlife buffer zone near the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. The $2.56 million deal, announced Monday, was the result of 18 months of negotiations between the owner, Hancock Timber Resource Group, and the Land Trust, state and