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“A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless; forests which are so used that they cannot renew themselves will soon vanish and with them all their benefits.”

—Theodore Roosevelt

Land Trust Alliance


2009 Media Coverage

Carbon Credits Spell New Future for Forests

Associated Press
By Jeff Barnard
November 28, 2009

Also: The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Guardian UK, U.S. News, The Washington Post,, San Francisco Chronicle, ABC News, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Seattle Times, The Sacramento Bee,,
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Protecting the Forests, and Hoping for Payback

The New York Times
By William Yardley
November 28, 2009

Green Business Hosting Initiatives for Your Business

WordPress Sites
By Ethan Luke
November 22, 2009

Government Will Buy $1 million of Land in Siskiyou Monument

Bill also includes funding for visitor center at Crater Lake
By Paul Fattig, Mail Tribune
October 30, 2009

"Next Generation Conservation"

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 2009 Symposium
Panelist: Laurie Wayburn
October 23, 2009

Potential Grows for Biomass Energy

The New York Times
By Erica Gies
October 20, 2009

Staples and Dogwood Alliance Form Unlikely Forestry Offset Partnership, BusinessWire, Reuters, Environmental Leader,, Sustainable, The Paper Planet,
October 8, 2009

Timber Industry and Environment May Benefit From Green Push

By Brad Garbutt, Realtor, GMAC Blog
October 2, 2009

Kerry-Boxer Climate Proposal Leaves Question Mark for Forestry Groups

The New York Times
By Allison Winter of ClimateWire
October 2, 2009

California Adopts New Forestry Offset Rules, but Angers Some Enviros

By ClimateBiz Staff
September 25, 2009

New California Rules Allow Timber Firms to Sell Carbon Credits

Los Angeles Times
By Eric Bailey
(Also appeared in Carbon Offsets Daily)
September 25, 2009

Calif. Clean-Air Program Designed to Boost Forests

Associated Press, The New York Times
September 24, 2009

Conservation, Timber Groups Push for Domestic Easements in Senate Bill

Environment & Energy Daily
By Allison Winter, E&E Reporter
September 24, 2009

Old-growth Forests Store a Treasure Trove of Carbon

Environmental Science & Technology
By Janet Pelley
September 9, 2009

Calif. Group Releases National Forestry Standards

By Debra Kahn
September 9, 2009

California Forest Standard Goes National

Carbon Positive, Environmental Leader, Metafore
September 2, 2009

"Brighter Living TV interviews with Laurie Wayburn"

MTO Productions with the Alliance for Climate Protection
September 1, 2009

Vilsack Hopes to Grow New Climate Awareness in Forest Service

By Jessica Leber
August 17, 2009

Interior Bill Includes Money for Ore. Monument

Associated Press, KTVZ, NPR - Jefferson Public Radio
July 17, 2009

New Ag Language in Climate Bill Riles Enviro Groups

By Christa Marshall
June 26, 2009

California Forests Hold One Answer to Climate Change

Los Angeles Times
By Margot Roosevelt
June 1, 2009

Tree Saving Plan Has Credibility Questions

Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Margaret Newkirk
May 24, 2009

ARCATA FWO: Landmark Van Eck Forest Safe Harbor Agreement to Benefit Northern Spotted Owls

Fish & Wildlife Journal (Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office)
By Matt Baun
May 12, 2009

"EPA Awards Environmentalists"

KCBS NewsTalk Radio
April 21, 2009

Some See Energy Bill Helping Money Grow on Trees

The New York Times Green Inc. Blog
By Anne C. Mulkern of Greenwire
May 11, 2009

The Working Forest

The New York Times Sunday Magazine
By Robert Sullivan
April 19, 2009

Wayburn Discusses "U.S. Forest Carbon Policy - State and Federal"

Yale 2009 Sustainability Summit
March 30, 2009

California Land Trust Balances Habitat Restoration, Logging Under Safe Harbor Agreement for Spotted Owl

Land Letter
By April Reese, E&E Western Reporter
March 26, 2009

Federal Agreement Meant to Allow Logging, Benefit Owls

Eureka Times-Standard
By John Driscoll
March 23, 2009

Climate Change Fight Could Mean More Lode Forestry Jobs

The Record (Stockton)
By Dana Nichols
March 21, 2009

Safe Harbor for Owls and Timber

The Journal
By Heidi Walters
March 4, 2009

Pacific Crest Trail Association Raises $300,000 to Protect Trail Segment in Oregon

San Francisco Examiner
By Randy Minetor
February 5, 2009

The CO2 Solution: Forests

The New York Times
Letter to the Editor By Laurie A. Wayburn
February 2, 2009

Cheers & Jeers: Thumbs Up to Public Land

Mail Tribune
By the Mail Tribune Editorial Board
January 29, 2009

BLM's Ore. Monument Expansion Applauded by Enviro Groups

Land Letter
By Taryn Luntz, E&E Reporter
January 29, 2009

BLM Buys Land Near Ashland for $1 Million

By Associated Press
January 21, 2009

BLM Buys Land for $1 Million from Trust

Pacific Forest Trust originally purchased the 890 acres in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument
Mail Tribune
By Paul Fattig
January 20, 2009

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Grows by 900 Acres

Oregon Public Broadcasting
By Pete Springer
January 16, 2009

"BLM Buys Land within National Monument Boundaries"

January 15, 2009


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