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Highlights: Forterra’s Community Restoration Grants to provide funding support for local environmental and community health projects The first round of funding opens Sept. 1, 2023 Grants are open to individuals, nonprofits, schools, Tribal governments and community-based organizations in Washington SEATTLE, Wash. – Today, Forterra launched its Community Restoration Grants program, ...

Forterra Statement Regarding Approval of New OPIEU Local 8 Bargaining Unit

Today, Forterra released the following statement regarding a segment of employees' affirmative vote on approval of a new OPIEU Local 8 bargaining unit: "We are proud of Forterra’s inclusive workplace and excellent pay and benefits, and we're excited to continue doing the important work of protecting Washington’s wild places and ...

Forterra Continues Conservation Work in the Chehalis Basin

Highlights: Forterra and its partners are continuing their work in the Chehalis Basin, Washington’s second-largest intact watershed It’s part of a multi-stakeholder strategy to restore habitat and reduce flood damage Forterra worked with a landowner to move out of the floodplain at Wynoochee River Forterra also transferred the 28-acre Wishkah ...


SEATTLE, Wash. – Every minute in the United States, suburban sprawl overtakes four acres of productive farm, forest and open lands. Since 1989, Forterra has been conserving natural spaces and working lands across Washington state. Now Forterra announced it once again achieved national recognition – joining a network of over ...

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 ...

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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