Working Forest Carbon Blueprint Unveils Comprehensive Strategy for Carbon Management and Sustainable Forestry

By Washington Forest Protection Association
January 17, 2024
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: United States, US West

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) proudly announces the Working Forest Carbon Blueprint website launch. This comprehensive resource extends beyond the use of wood in construction to encompass a broader range of carbon forestry issues. This initiative represents a collaborative effort among industry leaders, including the Washington Farm Forestry Association, Washington Friends of Farms & Forests, American Forest Resource Council, Washington Contract Loggers Association, American Wood Council, and WFPA. The website details strategies for increasing carbon capture through active forest management and the use of wood products. It aims to support Washington State’s ambitious goals of reducing net carbon emissions by 95 percent by 2050, emphasizing the role of healthy, growing trees in removing carbon from the atmosphere and preventing catastrophic wildfires.

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