To keep this place special we must ensure key protected properties remain safeguarded despite future public land use policies to the contrary. In response, Forterra works to permanently conserve key properties, either through outright acquisition (fee simple interest) or partial acquisition (limited interest, conservation easement).
Landscape Conservation Options
Protecting your land is a big decision. There are many different conservation options available. We’ve put together a land conservation 101 to help you learn about the options.
I-90 Landscape wildlife corridors
Forterra works closely with others on this landscape-level effort to conserve critical wildlife habitat near Snoqualmie Pass, ensuring an effective connection between the north and south Cascades for both terrestrial and aquatic species.
Related Perspectives and News
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Forterra officially closed on the last-remaining privately owned section of the popular Lake Serene Trail in October 2018. Thanks to massive community support, the purchase of this 190-acre property preserved the trees along the trail and guaranteed permanent public access to Lake Serene Trail’s breathtaking views, waterfalls, and reflective alpine lake—forever.
Earlier this summer, we watched in disbelief as the orca mother, Tahlequah, carried her dead calf for 17 days. Puget Sound orcas are struggling. From disrupted habitats, food source shortages, and poor water quality, the impacts humans have had on our regions’ orcas are staggering. Here are a few steps you can take to help the orcas now.
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Forterra is interested in financing the purchase of the 89-acre Wayne Golf Course to provide the Bothell community an opportunity to creatively structure a permanent preservation strategy to support a variety of publicly-accessible uses and habitat restoration actions which will put the Wayne land at the very heart of the community.