On September 12, 2017, we brought together some of the smartest policy makers, business leaders, and carbon forestry experts to discuss opportunities and to answer questions about the state of our forests.

View speaker bios and abstracts here.  |  See event photos here.

View the presentations of speakers below (in PDF form)

Opening Remarks:

Don Davies

The science of forest carbon sequestration and release:

Indroneil Ganguly

Tara Hudiburg

Managing for increasing resilient carbon rich forests in a changing climate:


Russ Vaagen

Carbon markets protocol and projects:

Bettina Von Hagen

Joe Kane

Paul Mason

Policies and other financial incentives for increasing forest carbon sequestration:

Dan Stonington

Dylan Kruse

Paula Swedeen

Laurie Wayburn