[Esip-agclimate] 2020-06-09 Webinar on "Managing Forests for Climate Mitigation—from Theory to Practice"

Brian Wee bwee at massiveconnections.com
Thu May 28 10:41:40 EDT 2020

Hi cluster: a webinar that you might be interested in.  - Brian

Join us on Tuesday, June 9 for an in-depth discussion on the practicalities
of implementing natural climate solutions through forest management.
UPCOMING EVENT Managing Forests for Climate Mitigation—from Theory to

Forests have been identified as an important and significant contributor to
climate change mitigation due to their ability to serve as a sink for
carbon dioxide. A healthy forest products sector may help to achieve this
goal if it can encourage the retention and management of forests. Earlier
this year, *Resources for the Future* (RFF) hosted an in-depth conversation
the important role forests can play in climate change mitigation.

On *Tuesday, June 9*, RFF will continue this conversation by convening a
panel of expert practitioners for a webinar
on how they are incorporating climate mitigation into their forest
management practices—on the ground, in various parts of the country. This
RFF Live event will begin with a short background presentation on the role
of forests in climate mitigation, followed by a moderated panel discussion
with representatives from nonprofit organizations and investment services,
as well as private landowners who have practical experience in active
forest management as a means to achieve conservation goals.

   - *Robert Bonnie*, Resources for the Future, Duke University (moderator)
   - *Jimmy Bullock*, Resource Management Service
   - *Christine Cardigan*, American Forest Foundation
   - *Sam Cook*, Forest Assets, Natural Resources Foundation Board
   - *Paul Trianosky*, Sustainable Forestry Initiative
   - *Laurie Wayburn*, Pacific Forest Trust

*When:* Tuesday, June 9, 12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
*Where:* Zoom Webinar

Visit the event webpage
for more information.
*Resources for the Future (RFF)* is an independent, nonprofit research
institution in Washington, DC. Its mission is to improve environmental,
energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research
and policy engagement.
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