The Forbes Opportunity Zone Top 20 list celebrates community organizations and investors committed to achieving equitable and sustainable economic growth.
SEATTLE, WA – Forbes named Washington state nonprofit, Forterra, one of the top 20 organizations nationwide committed to achieving equitable…
Forterra partners with The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group to Preserve Habitat for Salmon and Orca in Kitsap County
Big Beef Creek in Conservation after Decades Hosting University of Washington Fish Research Center
SEATTLE, WA – The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group and Forterra, with funding from state and federal grant sources as…
6th Annual Ampersand Live
Each fall, Forterra stages Ampersand LIVE, a somewhat edgy, somewhat nerdy, always engaging showcase for a dozen diverse voices, each…
SeaTac, Burien, Des Moines, Shoreline join ranks of cities celebrating Green City Days
October 17, 2019 WASHINGTON – Forterra is proud to announce the expansion in 2019 of Green City Partnerships, highlighting the…
Forterra purchases vacant building to help fight displacement of Hilltop residents; launches robust community engagement program
September 19, 2019 TACOMA, WA – Today the nonprofit organization Forterra announced that it has launched a community engagement program…
Forterra secures upland parcel to build new town center; plans include sustainable, affordable housing and restoration of river key to survival of Chinook and Orca
HAMILTON, Wash. 30 APRIL 2019 — Today, the conservation group Forterra announced that is has committed $1 million to help…
Over 800 volunteers cared for their communities' natural spaces this Martin Luther King Day
In 1983, the third Monday in January became a federal holiday in honor and memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther…
Duvernoy to serve as champion of Earth Day Northwest 2020 and special advisor to Forterra’s new president, Michelle Connor.
SEATTLE, 26-APRIL-2018 — Gene Duvernoy founded Forterra (formerly the Cascade Land Conservancy) in 1989 in the attic of his home,…
Tech investors, housing developers, others help Forterra close $10.25M first round of innovative Strong Communities Fund
First projects: community and affordable homeownership development in Seattle + refugee housing and international market in Tukwila
SEATTLE — Forterra, a nonprofit whose mission is securing places that are keystones of a sustainable future in the Pacific…
Forterra has secured the acquisition of over 1,500 more acres of the cherished Port Gamble Forest from Pope Resources—thanks to over 1,200 community donations and grants totaling $4.0M—bringing the total Kitsap Forest and Bay Project’s conserved area to 4,000 acres.
PORT GAMBLE, December 22, 2017 – On Friday afternoon, Forterra closed a transaction to secure more than 1,500 acres of…
King County and City of Bothell agree to purchase historic 89-acre Wayne Golf Course from Forterra to permanently protect the greenspace and create a giant new park
BOTHELL, December 12, 2017 – The Bothell City Council voted tonight to complete its acquisition of the former Wayne Golf…
Forterra meets fundraising goal of $275K by October 30 to save the Lake Serene Trail from imminent logging and ensure permanent public access for over 45,000 annual users
Thanks to public support, Forterra can move forward towards purchasing the 190-acre inholding to preserve the trees along the trail and ensure permanent access to its breathtaking views, waterfalls and reflective alpine lake. The popular trail crosses privately-owned land that was slated to be logged this year.
SEATTLE, WA — Forterra met its fundraising goal of $275,000 by October 30 to save the beloved Lake Serene Trail…