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Forterra, our Forest Fund and the Kitsap Forest & Bay coalition successfully hit the target goal and raise $500,000 to purchase all 756 acres of timber rights in Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park

November 18, 2022 Phase two of three planned phases successfully close, final phase now underway PORT GAMBLE, Wash.- Forterra, in partnership with Our Forest Fund and the original Kitsap Forest & Bay Coalition, launched a community fundraising campaign to complete the purchase of 756 acres of timber rights in Port ...
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Statement from Forterra on Report of Investigation into Allegations by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

On September 26, Forterra engaged independent, outside counsel to investigate issues listed by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe in a letter to the USDA specific to its Climate-Smart Commodities Grant. The work of this external review by the outside counsel regarding the grant application process concluded on November 1 in the ...
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GREEN SHORELINE DAY INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF OUR GREEN SPACES ON SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2022 

Highlights: Green Shoreline Day, a planting and restoration event, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Fall is an optimal time to plant. Help us create a sustainable network of urban forests! No volunteer experience is necessary. SHORELINE, Wash. – Green Shoreline Partnership and Forterra are hosting Green Shoreline Day ...
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GREEN EVERETT DAY INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF OUR GREEN SPACES ON SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2022 

Highlights: Green Everett Day, a planting and restoration event, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Forest Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fall is an optimal time to plant. Help us create a sustainable network of urban forests! No volunteer experience is necessary. EVERETT, Wash. – Green Everett ...
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FORTERRA LAUNCHES FORTERRA NEXT, A NEW WAY TO HELP CONSERVE LAND FOR GOOD

KING COUNTY, Wash. – Forterra has launched Forterra NEXT to engage with the community and build support to conserve Land for Good. Forterra will host exclusive social events, walks, tours of Forterra properties and more around the Puget Sound region. These events will allow participants to learn more about Forterra ...
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Forterra statement on Snoqualmie Indian Tribe letter to USDA

Forterra Board Chair, Beth Birnbaum, released the following statement in response to the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe's Notice of Withdrawal of Support for the Forterra NW Partnerships Climate-Smart Commodities Grant Application. "Forterra NW recently received a letter from the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe that raised concerns about Forterra’s representations and communication with the Tribe during ...
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