T50 Presents: Forest Futures, a salon series that explores investing in the future of our forests.
Join us for a unique conversation in which we explore market-based solutions to tackle one of our toughest challenges: the health of our regional forests. Meet scientists, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and nonprofit unicorns at this invitation-only series.
June 21: Conservation Science Partners: revealing new technology funded by TTCF and Martis Fund. Never before have we seen this level of data complexity about our Forests. How can we use this opportunity to inform forest management and both public and private solutions?
Featuring Brett G Dickson, PhD, President and Chief Scientist, and Tony Chang, PhD, David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow at Conservation Science Partners.Conservation Science Partners seeks to develop strategic, coherent solutions to the large-scale problems that affect our society and environment. They are working diligently to develop technologies to help ensure the health of our forests.
July 19: Blue Forest Conservation: Alternative Financing for Forests Futures. How can we invest and finance in the solutions that will drive the health of our Forests?
Featuring Zach Knight, Co-founder and Partner, Blue Forest ConservationBlue Forest Conservation is redefining how environmental conservation is funded through the Forest Resilience Bond (FRB), a public-private partnership that leverages private investor capital to finance forest and watershed health across the Western U.S.
August 16: Sagehen Creek Field Station: TBA
Featuring Jeff Brown, Director, UC Berkeley, Central Sierra Research Field Stations
September 20: TBA
Presenter details to come soon
October 18: Loyalton's Biomass Facility and Local Business Innovation: Learn about what is happening in our back yard through existing private market-based solutions. What do we have, what do we need, and how can we harness this opportunity?
Featuring Steve Mueller, President & CEO, American Renewable Power, LLCAmerican Renewable Power ("ARP") is a California-based company that acquires, owns and operates renewable energy power facilities in the US. ARP will acquire and operate large-scale biomass, wind and solar generation assets to provide a reliable, renewable electricity source to large corporate and institutional customers.
Event Details:Dinner will be providedBYOB (Zander's is next door)
All 11012 DPR events and programs are free of charge. If you are inspired to give, please give what you can to support: http://www.ttcf.net/11012dpr/