What We Do

Forterra is advancing an innovative new approach to conservation and community building.

Forterra is advancing an innovative new approach to conservation that encourages collaboration across all sectors and balances environmental, social and economic needs. We emphasize the link between vibrant cities and healthy rural lands and use creative new ways to protect land on a scale never seen before. Our efforts include conserving land, building better communities, advancing new policies providing a spectrum of professional services.

Conserve Land

In over twenty years, we’ve conserved nearly 234,000 acres of important urban green space, working lands, and rivers, streams and forests throughout the region.

Build Community

Our Communities programs are creating more livable communities by working closely with cities and counties and mobilizing residents in their neighborhoods.

Work For You

We offer a wide range of professional services including Carbon Mitigation, Transfer of Development Rights, GIS, Land Acquisition and more.