FCWG 2018-19 Learning Exchange Series Session: Natural Climate Solutions in New Jersey

Speaker Michael Catania, Executive Director of Duke Farms, presents "Natural Climate Solutions in New Jersey: Rejoining RGGI and a Case Study of Duke Farms".


Natural Climate Solutions in New Jersey: Rejoining RGGI and a Case Study of Duke Farms


  • Michael Catania, Executive Director, Duke Farms 


The mission of Duke Farms is to be a model and a leader in environmental stewardship and sustainability. Its 2,742 acre campus is filled with demonstrations of ecological restoration, renewable energy, and sustainable agriculture. Through these demonstration program and an extensive series of programs for children, families, adults and professionals, Duke Farms seeks to develop and share best management practices, and is currently focusing its efforts on monitoring and evaluating our efforts to maximize the sequestration of carbon in our forests, grasslands, wetlands and working farm fields. This talk will discuss specific projects that
Duke Farms is doing to seek to become carbon neutral or even carbon negative.

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About the FCWG 2018-19 Learning Exchange Series 

The Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG) 2018-19 Learning Exchange Series covers current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. The FCWG represents a diverse group of forest interests including landowners, industry, conservationists, academia, and those active in carbon markets. The group has worked together for more than 8 years to advocate for state and federal policies that work to ensure sustainable forest use and prevention of land use change. We have currently been in the process of reinvigorating our focus and activities and welcome inquiries into our work. Please reach out if you have questions or think your organization may be interested in joining.


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