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Trail Rule One: Have fun out there

By ELLIOTT ALMOND, CDN Contributor Read the article at Cascadia Daily News INDEX — Ken Harrison has one fiat his gang of Bellingham trail hounds never question. Have fun out there. That’s it. No edicts, rules or Zen-like decrees about communing with nature. Harrison, an energetic 70-year-old Fairhaven realtor, has ...

Joe Sambataro in Conversation with Doug Duin

In April Forterra Managing Director for Conservation Transactions, Joe Sambataro, spoke with Doug Duin about who Forterra is, what we do and why we care about Land for Good™. Listen below to learn more about how conserving land for community, habitat and recreation is one tool to help us tackle ...


Forterra and industry leaders held a virtual panel discussion that took a close look at the current housing supply chain. Housing prices here in Washington and across the United States continue to outpace income with no end in sight. Our panel discussed an alternative way to supply the affordable housing ...

Ten Ideas to Tackle America’s Housing Affordability Crisis

Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2022 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award to recognize ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability. These finalists present tangible solutions as Americans are increasingly priced out of safe and affordable housing. “America’s housing affordability challenges need ...

At Home on the Land

Written by Madeline Boden -, Spring Edition Magazine, pg 20 For nearly as long as conservation land trusts have existed, people have questioned whether private land conservation is fundamentally at odds with keeping housing affordable. A March 1982 New York Times article written just after the Alliance’s formation (see ...

$115M Wood Innovation Center in Darrington to
start this year

Written by JOURNAL STAFF, Seattle DJC The Department of Commerce has awarded Forterra's Darrington Wood Innovation Center $1.5 million from its Clean Energy Fund. The $115 million center, which was announced in 2020, is a collaboration between the town of Darrington, Snohomish County and Forterra. The project sits on a ...
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