Eli Enman and his family own 800 acres of woodlands in Huntington, Vermont. The property, a popular location for hiking and mountain biking, opens as a cross-country ski resort during the winters. Eli has been able to see the effects of climate change as the amount of snow fall has reduced year-by-year. Enrolling his property in the Family Forest Carbon Program is just one way that the family work to fight climate change and help their forest thrive for generations to come.
“We were wanting to do what we can, and FFCP allows us to contribute to climate change solutions by helping us store more carbon on our property” says Eli.
The Enman’s story, along with more details about the Family Forest Carbon Program, was recently published by The Nature Conservancy.
May 16, 2023
Vermont Organic Maple Sugar Business Thrives in the Family Forest Carbon Program
Chris Johnson and his family steward around 450 acres of forestland in Lincoln, Vermont. They eat from the property’s apple trees in the fall, harvest timber for the winter and collect sap for the family’s organic maple syrup operation in the spring.
July 21, 2023
Bringing Beavers Back to Bear Town
Susan Benedict inherited forestland that's been in her family for three generations. With habitat work done alongside AFF, beavers have returned to her land.
October 10, 2023
Forester Spotlight: Brittany VanderWall
This week, we’re highlighting Brittany VanderWall in our Family Forest Carbon Program forester series. Brittany works with landowners throughout Michigan.