Pacific Forest Trust

​Since 1993, Pacific Forest Trust has created economic incentives that reward private forest owners for conserving their lands and practicing sustainable forestry. Pacific Forest Trust has helped shape state and national forest conservation and climate policies, all in an effort to create effective climate change solutions, save wildlife and their habitats, conserve intact forested landscapes, and protect natural water sources. For more information, visit

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Pacific Forest Trust in The Week

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Aug. 28, 2023

As part of its weekly column highlighting positive news, It Wasn’t All Bad, The Week Magazine highlighted Working Forest Conservation Easements, which Pacific Forest Trust pioneered, as an innovative way to enlist private landowners in the climate fight.

Pacific Forest Trust co-founder Laurie Wayburn tells The Week:  “Conserving and managing forests to be more naturally climate-resilient and carbon-rich is the most immediate and scalable thing we can do to address climate change…In five to 10 years, we can make a huge difference — literally millions of tons of increased, secure sequestration.”

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