Darkwoods Carbon Forest Project
Improved Forest Management
Canada – British Columbia – Nelson
Validated conformance with the Verified Carbon Standard 2007.1: April 21st, 2011 (RA-VAL-VCS-014368).
This project is designed to protect a large contiguous tract of forest, crucial watershed sources, and vital species in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia, Canada, from the threats of unsustainable logging. This project further aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by stopping forest degradation through implementing Logged to Protected Forest (LtPF) practices under the VCS. The lands in and around the project are an important habitat for nearly 20 at-risk species, including the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) and mountain caribou (Rangifer tarandus). By focusing on conservation management activities and maintaining forest carbon stocks, this project anticipates 14.66 million tCO2e emissions reductions over the project’s 100 year lifespan.