Working Forests & Carbon



The Working Forests & Carbon event was held June 9-10th, including a workshop  at the Long Lake Conservation Center near Palisade, MN and a field tour the following day. The workshop featured presentations by the Climate Action Reserve and the American Carbon Registry (ACR) with details about carbon offset standards and forest project requirements. Great River Energy discussed the latest on carbon policy and the energy provider perspective. The Aitkin County Land Department provided an update on the development of a Northwoods carbon offset project.  Event organized by Aitkin County Land Department, The Forest Guild, Northeastern Area - US Forest Service, and Dovetail Partners.



Event Materials


Event Flyer  
Event Brochure  
Speaker Biographies  
Forest Management and Carbon Implications, Mike DeBonis, Forest Guild  
Energy Producer Perspective, Michael Saer, Great River Energy  
Climate Action Reserve Protocol, Max DuBuisson, CAR  
Developing a Local Forest Carbon Project, Mark Jacobs, Aitkin County Land Department  
American Carbon Registry Standards, Nick Martin, ACR  
Carbon Storage in Wood Products, Jim Bowyer, Dovetail Partners