Simon Williams © The Nature Conservancy

Organizations across the U.S. are leading efforts that highlight the potential of Natural Climate Solutions. These solutions deliver economic benefits to farmers, ranchers, and forest owners, provide opportunities to marginalized and low-income communities, and protect biodiversity and native ecosystems, all while contributing to climate change mitigation. These successful initiatives are already providing models that, with the right policy and financial support, could be scaled nationwide.

American Forests

The Concow Resilience Project

Butte County Resource Conservation District

The Concow Resilience Project highlights how forest restoration can make our forests both more resilient and more effective at storing carbon.

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American Forests

TAZO Tree Corps Fights for Climate Justice and Jobs

TAZO tea has partnered with American Forests to launch the TAZO Tree Corps, an urban forestry workforce that aims to transform lives by training and employing local fellows to plant and care for trees in the neighborhoods that need them the most.

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The Nature Conservancy

Forest Carbon Map

The Trust for Public Land & American Forests

Protecting carbon rich landscapes is a critical natural climate solution. That’s why The Trust for Public Land and American Forests developed the Forest Carbon Map, a web-based tool that quantifies existing forest carbon stocks across the United States.

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American Forests

Creating Tree Equity

American Forests’ Urban Forestry Program

Trees in U.S. metropolitan areas and small towns are responsible for almost one-fifth of the carbon that is captured and stored in the U.S. Learn how American Forests’ urban forestry program, Community ReLeaf, takes action to plant and care for city trees where they are needed most – in low-income communities and neighborhoods of color.

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Will Conkwright

A Roadmap for Carbon Removal in the United States

World Resources Institute

Carbon neutrality will require carbon removal, as well as emissions reductions. The CarbonShot report from the World Resources Institute provides a policy roadmap for making the large-scale investments in carbon removal necessary for the United States to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Mark Godfrey © TNC

Banding Together to Protect the Great Outdoors

The Outdoor Industry Association Climate Action Corps

Nature is at the heart of outdoor recreation, so it is natural that the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) supports U.S. Nature4Climate. Learn more about OIA’s efforts to reduce emissions and increase sequestration in natural and working lands.

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