For every metric ton of carbon dioxide that the forest stores, project developers can sell a certificate for the same amount to willing buyers.
The Gilchrist State Forest is the state’s first new state forest in more than 70 years and its manager says it will be a working forest.
Weyerhaeuser's planned merger with Plum Creek may affect small forestland owners depending on their proximity to the combined company's land and mills.
Timber, livestock and wine producers in the mountains northeast of San Francisco are among landowner
USDA Undersecretary Robert Bonnie said Tuesday that classifying severe wildfires as natural disasters for funding purposes would make it easier for the Forest Service to allocate funds to prevent such fires.
The proposed purchase of the easements would allow for the protection of fish and wildlife habitat as well as public access from development.