Pacific Northwest

Blue Carbon Working Group

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Background

 

The PNW Blue Carbon Working Group is a collaborative group of scientists, restoration practitioners, conservation leaders, land managers, policy experts, carbon finance experts, and funding program leaders committed to developing coastal blue carbon in the Pacific Northwest as a conservation and management tool to help mitigate the effects of climate change.

Projects

 

Building on projects already completed, members of the PNW Blue Carbon Working Group are undertaking a variety of research projects designed to address PNW coastal blue carbon research needs. 

Data

The Working Group is developing a database to share existing and new blue carbon from regional tidal wetlands such as marshes, seagrass meadows, and forested wetlands

ABOUT US

The mission of the PNW Coastal Blue Carbon Working Group is to develop coastal blue carbon as a conservation and management tool, so that the conservation and restoration of Pacific Northwest tidal wetland ecosystems can help to mitigate climate-related changes using carbon credits, markets and trades.

The Membership of the working group includes scientists, restoration practitioners, conservation leaders, land managers, policy and carbon market experts, representatives from carbon registries, and funding program leaders, as well as representatives from key government agencies. The working group reflects broad regional and national interest in coastal blue carbon.

CONTACT US

Craig Cornu 

Estuary Technical Group

Institute for Applied Ecology

cecornu@gmail.com

(541) 260 2916

Jude Apple, PhD

Padilla Bay NERR

Mount Vernon, WA

japple@padillabay.gov

(360) 428-1089

Christopher Janousek, PhD

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife 

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

janousec@oregonstate.edu

https://fw.oregonstate.edu/users/christopher-janousek

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