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4/14    
Hancock Timber acquires over 153,000 acres (62,000 ha) in Chile.
7/12    
Hancock Timber acquires 1.35 million acres of timberland in four states
3/12    
HTRG closes its eleventh commingled fund
1/11    
Hancock Timber acquires 82,000 acres of land in Western U.S.
7/10    
Hancock Timber acquires a 99-year plantation license on 500,000 acres (200,000 ha) of planted hardwood and softwood timber in Queensland, Australia.
4/10    
HTRG closes its tenth commingled fund
12/09    
The Nature Conservancy And Hancock Timber Resource Group Protect 2,186 Acres Near Little River Canyon National Preserve.
6/09    
Hancock Timber Completes Acquisition of 75,000 Acres of Timberland in Georgia and Alabama.
4/08    
Hancock Timber Resource Group Closes Acquisition of 900,000 Acres of Timberland in Southern U.S.
2/08    
HTRG closes its ninth commingled fund
1/08    
Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd. granted FSC certification on newly acquired New Zealand plantations
12/06    
HTRG completes acquisition of New Zealand timberland from Carter Holt Harvey
10/06    
HTRG closes its eighth commingled fund
10/05    
HTRG completes acquisition of Harvard Timberlands
9/05    
HTRG achieves SFI re-certification to the 2005-2009 standards on all of its North American timberlands.
9/05    
AF&PA presents Hancock Timber Resource Group with 2005 forest management award
9/05    
HTRG achieves SFI re-certification to the 2005-2009 standards on all of its North American timberlands.
6/05    
HTRG closes its seventh commingled fund
6/04    
HTRG makes its first investment in New Zealand--a 100,000-acre plantation on Central North Island
2/04    
Hancock Victorian Plantations receives certification for responsible social and environmental practices
1/04    
HTRG expands Hancock Forest Management to include management of all of its acreage in the US South, as well as its holdings in the Northwest
12/02    
HTRG acquires 120,000 acres of timberland in Washington and establishes property management company, Hancock Forest Management.
8/02    
HTRG achieves SFIŽ certification on all of its North American timberlands
3/00    
HTRG and Hastings Funds Management announce alliance to market HTRG's timberland investment products to Australian institutions
2/00    
HTRG acquires 402,000 acres of timberland in Alabama from U.S. Alliance and establishes an operating company, Cahaba Forest Management, to manage the lands
12/99    
HTRG receives American Land Legacy Award from The Conservation Fund for its role in protecting 76,000 acres in the Chesapeake Bay area
12/98    
HTRG completes its first offshore transaction by acquiring Australia's Victorian Plantations Corp., assuming responsibility for managing 411,000 acres there. Hancock Victorian Plantations is established on behalf of HTRG's domestic and international investors
12/96    
HTRG closes its fourth fund
5/96    
HTRG purchases 104,000 acres of prime Oregon timberland in largest transaction to-date for institutional investors; American Forest & Paper Association awards HTRG the National Stewardship Award for its salmon enhancement efforts
2/95    
HTRG signs memorandum of understanding with Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to help protect Roosevelt elk and black-tailed deer habitat on its properties
1/95    
Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc., which consists of the Hancock Timber Resource Group and the Hancock Agricultural Investment Group, is established as a subsidiary of John Hancock
6/94    
HTRG's ForesTree One, the first timberland fund offered to institutional investors, successfully completes its 10-year investment cycle
3/94    
HTRG purchases its two millionth acre of timberland
2/94    
HTRG signs a memorandum of understanding with the National Wild Turkey Federation
10/93    
HTRG purchases 240,000 acres of timberland in the Northeast, its first acquisition in that region, as part of a
9/93    
HTRG acquires first foreign timberlands, British Columbia, Canada
4/93    
HTRG unveils its red-cockaded woodpecker policy, in concert with memorandum of understanding with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
10/92    
HTRG reaches million-billion mark -- 1 million acres, $1 billion in assets under management
12/90    
HTRG establishes its Threatened and Endangered Species policy
4/86    
HTRG retains its first individually-managed account client
4/85    
HTRG acquires its first investment properties -- one each in the Northwest and Southeast
2/84    
HTRG offers institutional investors its first timberland investment fund, ForesTree One