Avery Ellfeldt of E&E News reports on Blue Forest Conservation, which is funding forest management projects in the U.S.
- Blue Forest Conservation is a startup that connects private investors and companies with local conservation groups to fund forest management projects.
- By using private money Blue Forest is able to bring projects online more quickly than if it were to use federal dollars.
- In 2018 Blue Forest launched and raised enough money to protect 15,000 acres of the Tahoe National Forest.
- Now Blue Forest has announced that it will allocate $50 million toward forest restoration work across high-risk areas in Oregon, California, and Washington.
Read the full article here.