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Forterra Conserves 23 Acres on the Satsop River

Highlights Forterra conserves 23-acre property in Chehalis River Basin The basin is Washington’s second-largest intact watershed The conservation effort is part of a larger Chehalis Basin multi-stakeholder strategy to restore habitat and mitigate floods GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, WA —Forterra, a Washington-based nonprofit land trust, purchased a 23-acre property along the ...
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Community input needed for future of Wood Creek: 92 Acres of Forest and Wildlife Habitat in Everett

Highlights Wood Creek is 92-acres of intact forest and wildlife habitat in Everett and unincorporated Snohomish County. Forterra will gather community input and design land use strategies to keep the property in public ownership and to maximize public benefits such as stream restoration, trail connectivity, open space conservation, and recreation ...
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Town Of Darrington Received $6 Million Federal Grant for New Wood Innovation Center

Highlights Town of Darrington receives $6 million federal grant to advance the new Darrington Wood Innovation Center, totaling to $8 million in state and federal support The Center will provide a hub for the next generation of innovative wood product manufacturing and reinvigorate the wood products industry in Snohomish County ...
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Roslyn Community Guidance Process Begins For 30-Acre Parcel

ROSLYN, WA — On Wednesday, February 10, a group of nine Roslyn residents kicked off the design and planning efforts for a 30-acre property purchased last November by Forterra, a Washington-based nonprofit. Virtual public meetings begin in March to gather input from the larger Roslyn community. In 2017, the Roslyn ...
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Seven Black Tacoma artists selected to create new works at Hilltop site

TACOMA, WA — Seven Black artists from Tacoma have been selected to help activate a block along Martin Luther King Jr. Way and South 11th Street in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. Forterra and Fab-5 partnered on the call for artists. “Historic Hilltop residents are coming together to reclaim this site, which ...
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30-Acre Land Purchase to Benefit Roslyn Community

ROSLYN, WA — Forterra, a Washington-based nonprofit, will purchase a 30-acre property in Roslyn and explore developing the property for attainable housing, park and wetland space, community parking, and/or other uses. An affiliate of the organization intends to close on the property in November 2020 and begin dialogue with the ...
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