“This ranch is my family's history and the legacy I will leave for my children and grandchildren. I am grateful partnering with the Pacific Forest Trust has allowed me to protect my ranch and preserve my family's way of life here in the Sierra.”
—Russell Turner, Sierra Valley Landowner
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Pacific Forests, Fall 2005, Page 4
Four years ago, one million acres of forestlands were being lost annually to development. Today, that number has doubled to two million. And, with a red-hot real estate market and a struggling American forest industry, the number of forestlands that will be converted to trophy homes and strip malls will only increase.