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“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”

—John Muir, from Our National Parks (1901)

Land Trust Alliance


2009 News Releases

Pacific Forest Trust Comments on Clean Energy, Jobs and American Power Act of 2009

Federal Climate and Energy Bill Needs Stronger Provisions Ensuring Climate Benefits of Forest, Ranch and Agricultural Land
Washington, D.C.
Oct. 23, 2009

Broad Coalition Calls for Land Conservation Funding in Federal Climate Bill

Fifty Groups Urge Senators to Act to Prevent Domestic Deforestation and Associated Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Washington, D.C.
Sept. 23, 2009

California's Forest and Climate Standards Poised to Go National

Revised Accounting Protocols Allow Forest-Based Emissions Projects from Around the U.S. to Help Meet State’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals
Sept. 23, 2009

USDA Deputy Under Secretary Jay Jensen to Deliver Keynote Speech at Forest Fete 2009

Pacific Forest Trust to Honor California State Senator Fran Pavley for Her Leadership on Behalf of America's Climate and Natural Landscapes
San Francisco
Sept. 4, 2009

Pacific Forest Trust Conditionally Supports Adoption of California's Forest Protocols '3.0' as a 'Timely Step'

More Work Needed to Ensure New Standards Don’t Discourage Conservation of Mature Forests
San Francisco
Sept. 1, 2009

Pacific Forest Trust Co-Founders Awarded EPA's 'Highest Honor in Climate Protection'

International Award Recognizes Key Climate Benefits of U.S. Forests
Washington, D.C.
April 2009

Safe Harbor: Good for Spotted Owls, Good for Landowners

Innovative Agreement with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Rewards Habitat Protection, Ensures Sustainable Timber Harvests from California Redwood Forest
Arcata, California
Mar. 5, 2009

Statement on 'Conserving America's Landscapes' Report

Pacific Forest Trust Joins National Coalition’s Call for Lawmakers to Restore Critical Funding for Longstanding Conservation Programs
San Francisco
Mar. 3, 2009

BLM Land Acquisition Adds 900 Acres to Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument to Biodiversity

The Pacific Forest Trust Moves Closer to Fully Conserving Lands Within the Monument’s Planning Boundaries with Milestone Sale, the First of 5,000 Acres to be Transferred to Public Ownership
Ashland, Ore.
Jan. 15, 2009