Grasslands may trump forests at carbon storage in a warming world

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Source: Monga Bay

by Morgan Erickson-Davis, Monga Bay A new study finds grasslands can be more effective than forests at storing carbon in places prone to drought and wildfire – a condition likely to worsen in many parts of the world. This is because grass stores much of its carbon underground in its root mass, which makes it…
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“A perfect partnership”

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After nearly eight years of work and anticipation, Whatcom Land Trust announced its newest acquisition of 11.5 acres of valuable estuary habitat in the Drayton Harbor Watershed in Birch Bay.
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“Keystone acquisition” by Forterra in South Puget Sound

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Source: Seattle Times

The Seattle-based land trust Forterra just secured protection of 17.6 acres of shoreline habitat on the picturesque Anderson Island of Pierce County. The Seattle Times called it a “keystone acquisition” by the land trust to help “preserve core ecological and recreation values in Puget Sound, even as the region grows.”
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Bud Blanchard Trail, protected by Nisqually Land Trust, is getting rave reviews

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Source: The Dispatch

The Bud Blanchard Trail opened for public use two years ago, and the 2.5-mile wooded trail is getting good use from walkers, hikers and bicyclists. The Eatonville Dispatch’s article Hit the Trail with Pleasure details the partnership effort to create this community resource. Nisqually Land Trust helped to protect the riverfront property along the route.
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