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Thursday, September 14: Presentation by Chris Kelly of The Conservation Fund

Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30 to 8:00 p.m

Gualala Arts Center
46501 Old State Highway

Join us for a FREE community presentation by Chris Kelly on The Conservation Fund’s 14,000 acre Gualala River Forest and 21,000 acre Buckeye Forest (formerly “Preservation Ranch”).

Chris Kelly, California program director for The Conservation Fund

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Public Access
  • Carbon Credits and California’s Cap-and-Trade Program
  • Sustainable Forestry vs. Conventional Forestry

Chris Kelly, California program director for The Conservation Fund, will speak about innovative approaches to conservation, including the Fund’s sustainable forest management efforts. Chris has led the protection of more than 150,000 acres of forest land in Northern California through projects that pioneered the non-profit ownership of working forests, the use of low-interest public financing to achieve ambitious forest conservation, and water quality enhancement.

Sponsored by Friends of Gualala River (FoGR)