Carbon Sequestration
Southeast Region
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Partnerships

Replaning. Credit: USFWS

Replaning. Credit: USFWS

Since 1992, the Service has worked with more than 20 corporate, government and non-government organizations in restoring native habitat to more than 65,000 acres of federal lands. Some of these partners have donated funds to purchase new land, and others have provided the seedlings and labor to plant them.

 

Corporate Partners

  • American Electric Power - the top power generator in the U.S. and a leading marketer of power, natural gas, and related products and services.
  • ChevronTexaco Corporation – a leader in the global energy business with wide-ranging activities in more than 180 countries.
  • Environmental Synergy, Inc. (ESI) – a service organization providing reforestation and carbon quantification services to corporate clients as a means to offset carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and promote sustainable forestry.
  • Illinova Corporation is an energy services holding company with three subsidiaries -- Illinois Power Company, Illinova Energy Partners, and Illinova Generating Company.
  • Entergy – the second largest U.S. nuclear generator of electricity. It owns, manages or invests in power plants generating more than 30,000 megawatts of electricity domestically and internationally, and delivers electricity to about 2.6 million customers in portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
  • UtiliTree Carbon Company – consists of 40 utilities sponsoring a portfolio of forestry projects that manage greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • Future Forests and Tensas River NWR project with Future Forests
  • Southern Company

 

Corporate Consortium Partners

Water run-off. Credit: USFWS

Water run-off. Credit: USFWS

  • PowerTree Carbon Company, LLC -- is an initiative sponosred by 25 U.S. power companies to plant trees in critical habitats in the Lower Mississippi River Valley to manage carbon dioxide.
  • UtiliTree Carbon Company – consists of 40 utilities sponsoring a portfolio of forestry projects that manage greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • Old South Woodlands, LLC – consists of 40 utilities sponsoring a portfolio of forestry projects that manage greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2).

 

Federal & State Agency Partners

Water ditch. Credit: USFWS

Water ditch. Credit: USFWS

 

Non-Goverment Organization Partners

Plainting Restoration. Credit: USFWS

Plainting Restoration. Credit: USFWS

  • The Conservation Fund – an environmental nonprofit organization that forges partnerships to preserve our nation's outdoor heritage. The fund works to conserve wildlife habitat, working landscapes and community open-space. Since its founding in 1985, the Fund has helped to safeguard wildlife habitat, green ways, and historic sites totaling over 3 million acres nationwide.
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation – conserves healthy populations of fish, wildlife and plants, on land and in the sea, through creative and respectful partnerships, sustainable solutions, and better education.
  • Ducks Unlimited – (DU) has been restoring landscapes across North America since 1937 by working closely with thousands of private landowners and government agencies. DU is now the largest land restoration organization in North America, having completed over 10,500 projects that cover 11 million acres.
  • The Nature Conservancy – The Nature Conservancy's mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
  • Wildlife Management Institute – a private, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization. It is committed to the conservation, enhancement and professional management of North America's wildlife and other natural resources.
  • The Carbon Fund -- finances and promotes the protection, restoration and enhancement of forests all over the world through carbon sequestration, an important tool in preventing global climate change.

 

Last updated: February 4, 2010