Perspectives — Blog
Several dozen volunteers and field partners planted over 1,500 trees during the past month with our Evergreen Carbon Capture program. Over their 100-year lifetime, these trees will capture over 7,500 tons of carbon.
Evergreen Carbon Capture, previously known as C3, is the only carbon mitigation program in the western Washington region. We offer a great local solution for businesses to take their ecological responsibility further. Read more about the program here.
Federal Way adopts a plan for its first neighborhood greenway to make walking and biking safer!
Tukwila gathers to discuss community needs and the city vision.
Namaste Garden, a community garden at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Tukwila, provides valuable opportunities to grow food and build community for gardeners, most of whom are recent refugees from Burma and Bhutan. Project partners Forterra, landowner St. Thomas Catholic Church, and refugee resettlement group International Rescue Committee worked together to design, fundraise, and build the garden in 2010–2011.
Forterra and Partners held workshops to promote a sustainable Snohomish County through community, agriculture and conservation.
Ocean Shores is working to make its streets safe for all users by adopting a Complete Streets ordinance.
American Forests announced recently that Seattle’s urban forests are among the top 10 in the nation! The American Forests report cites research produced by Forterra and the Green Cities Research Alliance. Read more here.