Corpus ID: 8725334

Carbon Storage and Oregon's Land-Use Planning Program

  title={Carbon Storage and Oregon's Land-Use Planning Program},
  author={J. Cathcart and J. D. Kline and M. Delaney and M. Tilton},
  • J. Cathcart, J. D. Kline, +1 author M. Tilton
  • Published 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Research and policy discussions highlight the role of forests in reducing greenhouse gases by storing carbon. An important factor regarding forests and carbon is simply maintaining the amount of land that is retained in forest cover. Since 1973, Oregon’s statewide land-use planning program has sought to maintain forest and agricultural lands in the face of increasing development by maintaining forest and agricultural zones and to limit growth to within urban growth boundaries. We combine… CONTINUE READING

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