Using markets to protect and restore ecosystems – and the many services they provide – is gradually becoming a reality. But what are the critical elements for success? What progress has been made? What still needs to be done? What are the remaining challenges?
At this 3rd annual national conference, presented by the American Forest Foundation and World Resources Institute, you will hear from national and regional experts, innovators, and hands-on users of these evolving market models in a dialogue about:
Recent progress in developing markets
What transactions can be done now
Strategies for scaling markets
How these markets will affect family forests and other landowners
How state and regional efforts can merge into a common model
Join market designers, regulators, buyers, sellers, investors, NGOs, resource professionals, and other service providers in addressing these and other emerging issues. Topics will include: