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GREEN CITY PARTNERSHIPS AND FORTERRA KICK OFF GREEN CITY DAYS 2022 

Highlights: Green City Days, a series of planting and restoration events, takes place from Oct. 8-Nov. 19. Fall is an optimal time to plant. More than 1,400 volunteer events are planned across King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. SEATTLE, Wash. – Green City Partnerships, Forterra and partners throughout the Puget Sound ...
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USDA, Forterra and Partners Highlight New Climate-Smart Forestry Project

TACOMA, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forterra NW, the City of Tacoma, Tribal and community partners celebrated USDA’s support for Forterra’s Forest to Home vision. Forest to Home aims to return lands to Tribal stewardship and transform industrial timber practices and the housing supply chain to benefit ...
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Forterra partners with KEEP and YMCA of Greater Seattle to conserve Camp Kilworth in Federal Way  

Highlights: Preserves the site for community benefit.Conserves one of the last remaining undeveloped shoreline habitats in Federal Way. Supports rearing juvenile salmon and maintains critical habitat corridors for herons and bald eagles. The site will serve as a youth camp in South King County that can improve access and health ...
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FORTERRA AND THE KITSAP FOREST & BAY COALITION LAUNCH A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN TO PURCHASE 756 ACRES OF TIMBER RIGHTS IN PORT GAMBLE FOREST HERITAGE PARK

September 8, 2022 Phase one of three planned phases successfully closes, as the campaign aims to raise $500,000 by Oct. 31 PORT GAMBLE, Wash.- Forterra, in partnership with the original Kitsap Forest & Bay Coalition, launches a community fundraising campaign to purchase 756 acres of timber rights in Port Gamble ...
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INITIAL INVESTMENT MADE BY THE PORT OF SEATTLE LEADS TO INCREASED TREE CANOPY NEAR SCHOOLS AND POWERFUL COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Highlights: Port of Seattle investment of $450,000 allowed Highline Public Schools, Washington Department of Natural Resources and Forterra to secure an additional $300,000 for tree canopy enhancement projects.Expanded support was critical and helped create a scalable model to restore and increase tree canopy beyond public parks.Healthy green spaces strengthen neighborhoods ...
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Brighton Jones Seattle and Forterra Partner to Assist in the Restoration Efforts at Kiddie / City Park

Brighton Jones Seattle and Forterra, a Washington-based nonprofit, have teamed up to restore Kiddie/City Park in Des Moines. This partnership affords volunteers an active way to support healthy ecosystems and resilient communities in areas where they live, work, and play. Forterra’s dedicated volunteer helps to steward Kiddie/City Park year-round, while ...
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