Corporation and the Trust for Public Land to Announce Addition of Reforested
Lands to the National Wildlife Refuge System
Entergy Corporation and the Trust for Public Land will announce the addition of 2,208 acres of reforested land to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. The Service will acquire the $2.4 million tract from the Trust for Public Land. Entergy has invested an additional $250,000 to reforest the privately owned land near Tallulah, Louisiana. The Trust for Public Land partnered with Entergy to establish a model conservation program for carbon sequestration through reforestation. This initiative is part of the Chicago Mills Project, a four-year, $15.7 M carbon project that will conserve more than 11,000 acres in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.
Join us for a round table discussion on the benefits of carbon sequestration, the emerging trend of carbon sequestration as a land conservation tool in the United States, and the emerging market of carbon credits with independent experts and representatives of the Department of Interior, Entergy Corporation and the Trust for Public Land.
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