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
By playing to our strengths—land acquisitions—we’re teaming up with local organizations to invigorate the local food economy in South King County. Earlier this year Forterra partnered with International Rescue Community and Global to Local to build a new community garden in Kent’s West Hill neighborhood to serve local refugee, immigrant, and low-incomes families. What started as a thicket of blackberry is now a 10,500 square foot garden for thirty-five families next to a new fruit tree orchard.
Two days of conversation with leaders across Kittitas County and one day of hiking. For the last few months and particularly over two concentrated days, we met with business leaders, advocates, planners, developers, farmers, elected officials and tribal leaders; to name some. The conversations only barely scratched the surface of course—of the richness of the place and the challenges it faces.
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