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FVCM follow-up webinar: Mark

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Mark Jacobs' responses to FVCM conference questions, delivered during the 4/8/09 webinar. Much more information on the February 2009 Forest Values and Carbon Markets conference in Cloquet, MN is at http://www.blandinfoundation.org/events/events-detail.php?intResourceID=550.

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  • Much more information on the February 2009 Forest Values and Carbon Markets conference in Cloquet, MN is at http://www.blandinfoundation.org/events/events-detail.php?intResourceID=550.
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FVCM follow-up webinar: Mark

  1. 1. Forest Carbon Project Aitkin County Land Department - 2009
  2. 2. Forest Carbon Project <ul><li>Aitkin County managed forestland stores >5 million tons of carbon per year… an amount equal to the annual CO 2 emitted by over 2.5 million cars </li></ul>Aitkin County Land Department - 2009
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  10. 10. Forest Carbon Project <ul><li>Due to the mix of forest types ACLD has historically implemented a variety of forest management practices to promote a health, productive and diverse forest </li></ul>Aitkin County Land Department - 2009
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  12. 12. Forest Carbon Project <ul><li>Business as usual (BAU) </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate (ALT) </li></ul>Aitkin County Land Department - 2009
  13. 13. Forest Carbon Project <ul><li>The alternate harvest scenario (ALT) stores approximately 20,000 MT of additional annual carbon than the business-as-usual (BAU) harvest levels (historic). </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation for carbon credits is based on that “additionality” </li></ul><ul><li>The current VCS carbon credit rate is about $5.00 per MTCO 2 e… </li></ul><ul><li>20,000 MTC = 73,000 MTCO 2 e which would be $365,000 per year in carbon credit payments </li></ul><ul><li>It’s likely that carbon credit payment rates will increase in the near future </li></ul>Aitkin County Land Department - 2009
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