Press Release: Blazing a New Trail for Forests and the Carbon Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2017 Blazing a New Trail for Forests and the Carbon Market Unique Collaboration of Companies, Landowners, and Conservation Organizations Report on Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Working to Improve Forest Management and Conserve Forests in the Southern United States Utilizing the Carbon Market Asheville, North Carolina – Ten years […]

Let’s Look at the True Cost of Wood Pellet Exports

Our new report “Wood Pellet Manufacturing: Risks for the Economy of the US South” sheds much needed light on the economic downsides of this rapidly expanding new industry. The bottom line? The wood pellet export market is simply not a very smart 21st Century economic development strategy for our Southern rural communities. We can and must do better to support the economic well-being of the South’s rural communities.