Perspectives — Blog

At Forterra, our work spans from securing wild places and farms, to land in the city for parks and affordable housing and creating innovative policy.

Read the latest about the work we’re doing and the people and places who shape it.


Working with landowners for a more sustainable Snohomish

Forterra and Partners held workshops to promote a sustainable Snohomish County through community, agriculture and conservation.


Making it easier to urban farm in Federal Way

Many in Federal Way don’t have easy access to good food but new local legislation and community efforts help change that.


Ocean Shores’ award winning Complete Streets Program

Ocean Shores is working to make its streets safe for all users by adopting a Complete Streets ordinance.


Seattle ranks in the top 10 U.S. Cities for urban forests!

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.


The incredible impact of Forterra volunteers

Each year, thousands of volunteers bring Forterra’s mission to life. We work together to create great communities and conserve great lands across this beautiful region. Whether it’s land stewardship or building the relationships key to successful conservation and community development, we can’t do this work without the service and commitment of so many dedicated volunteers.