Huffington Post: “Family Forests Are Key To Fighting Climate Change. But They Need Help.”
Conservationists have a plan for families to transform their trees into weapons against the climate crisis, and Amazon just pledged $10 million.
“The American Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy have started a program to aggregate the offerings of small, family-owned properties. Called the Family Forest Carbon Program, it aims to sell carbon credits to companies based on those bundles of acres and to pay landowners annually from the proceeds. In March, the program’s pilot effort opened applications for landowners in six rural Pennsylvania counties.” Learn more here.