2013 Reports (PDFs)
This is a partial review of the North Coast Forest Conservation Initiative to confirm that it continues to be in conformance with certification requirements, that it meets the additional requirements of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative 2010-2014 Standard.
This report covers the 2nd annual audit of The Conservation Fund – North Coast Forest Conservation Program pursuant to the FSC guidelines for annual audits as well as the terms of the forest management certificate awarded in 2007.
2012 Reports (PDFs)
The report includes accomplishments and highlights from the year and our plans for 2013.
The 2012 Policy Digest provides a summary of The Conservation Fund’s North Coast California forest management policies and was prepared to facilitate review and provide links for more information in a single source document.
2011 Reports (PDFs)
2010 Reports (PDFs)
2009 Report (PDF)
A Review and Analysis of Existing Conservation Plans, Land Use Trends and Strategies for Conservation on the North Coast of California.
The 23,780-acre Garcia River Forest was acquired in February 2004 by The Conservation Fund in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, the State Coastal Conservancy and the Wildlife Conservation Board. The project seeks to demonstrate that a large, under stocked tract of coastal forest can be returned to ecological and economic viability through patient, adaptive management by a non-profit organization in partnership with private and public entities and community stakeholders.
The Big River and Salmon Creek Forests were acquired in November 2006 by The Conservation Fund in partnership with the State Water Board, the State Coastal Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Board and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The project seeks to demonstrate that large, under-stocked tracts of coastal forest can be returned to ecological and economic viability through patient, adaptive management by a non-profit organization in partnership with private and public entities and community stakeholders.