Nez Perce Tribe: Carbon Sequestration Program

Type: 
Tribal Profiles
Organization: 
NGO, Tribal Entity
Description: 

In the mid to late 1990’s, the Nez Perce Forestry & Fire Management Division began developing a carbon offset strategy to market Carbon Sequestration Credits. This profile describes the tribe’s initial trial afforestation project, and their strategies for reinvesting revenue from the sale of carbon to invest in additional afforestation projects, wildlife rehabilitation and forest development.

Category: 
Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Offset, Tribal

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