Laurie Wayburn is president and Co-CEO of the Pacific Forest Trust (PFT). Laurie is an accomplished forest and conservation innovator who advises policy makers at the state, regional, national and international level. At PFT she has pioneered new approaches to develop sustainable resource economies using her deep experience in the fields of conservation, ecosystem services and sustainability. A noted authority on the climate and ecosystem benefits of forests, she leads efforts enacting climate change policies that unite conservation and sustainable management with market-based approaches. She is a recipient of several honors for her work, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Protection Award, the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award, and the Land Trust Alliance’s Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award. She is a graduate of Harvard University and serves on the Land Trust Alliance Advisory Council.
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- C04. Managing and Restoring Forests for Climate Resilience
October 07, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM