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.
I spend my days with some of the very best people in the region who are driven to make our place all it can be. Frank Pritchard was one of these great PNW citizens. Frank was a founding board member of Forterra, back when we called ourselves the Seattle-King County Land Trust.
Has your carbon footprint been naughty or nice? Give the gift of a clean carbon conscience with Forterra’s Evergreen Carbon Capture program.
Developing a cross-laminated timber pipeline in Washington is one step toward advancing our region as a leader in the movement for great cities and sustainability.
Forterra’s second Ampersand Live showcased a diverse group of storytellers joyfully celebrating what we love about the Pacific Northwest.
For the second year, Forterra is putting on a live edition of its biannual magazine, Ampersand, with “Ampersand Live,” a fast-moving and unrehearsed show of 16 different performances in which locals from all disciplines explore and connect the audience to their relationship with the Pacific Northwest.
Northwest Tribes have unique spiritual, cultural, managerial and legal relationships to the land. Tribal leaders and activists came together at UW’s Intellectual House for a conversation that explored the history, present and future of Indigenous land rights.
Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries—oh my! Forterra Regional Leader Amanda Nathan reminisces of a berry-filled childhood in Pierce County while addressing Forterra’s conservation projects working to protect farms and encourage economic prosperity in the South Sound.
A walk through the Morse Wildlife Preserve transports you to a different world. It’s thanks to the dedicated volunteers who have worked over the past 20 years to turn this space into a community treasure.