LARGE SCALE COMPLIANCE FOREST CARBON Groundbreaking Compliance Market Forest Carbon Project Implemented on Over 200,000 Acres The Bluesource – Bishop Improved Forest Management Project (Bishop) marked a rare opportunity – to be the first compliance project ever successfully conducted on land owned by a Timber Investment Management Organization (TIMO). Conducted on over 200,000 acres of […]
BALANCE OF HARDWOOD TIMBER MANAGEMENT & CARBON SEQUESTRATION Managed by Forest Investment Associates (FIA) and located on ~28,000 acres of mixed hardwood and conifer bog forest in northern Wisconsin, the Goodman project exemplifies how carbon offset generation and timber management can work hand-in-hand. While the Project Area continues to be managed as a working forest, […]
CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN CALIFORNIA’S CONIFER FORESTS Located approximately 20 miles southeast of Mount Shasta in Northern California, the McCloud forest covers approximately 9,000 acres of commercial timberlands held under conservation easements granted to The Pacific Forest Trust (PFT). With an over-story dominated by white fir, incense-cedar, ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, and sugar pine, and an under-story […]
The Problem To encourage private landowners to forgo aggressive timber harvesting, there must be a strong incentive to participate in the Working Woodlands. The Solution Bluesource’s quantification and marketing expertise combined with TNC’s conservation easement payments allows landowners to receive full FSC certification and planning with no upfront costs, while also receiving income from FSC […]
The Problem Preserving forests such as the Frances Beidler forest are critical but can be challenging due to the value of timber on these properties. The Solution A conservation easement was placed on the property by the Audubon Society, ensuring the land is protected from commercial harvesting into perpetuity even through management changes. The Francis […]
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