Sparta, Tennessee, USA
Situated on over 5,600 acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, the Chestnut Mountain project contributes to increasing carbon sequestration rates of the surrounding forests, protecting the local drinking water supply and vast animal and plant biodiversity as well as providing a platform for education and research. The project will sequester approximately 480,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide over the first 20-year crediting period.
Acres of forest protected
Metric tons of carbon captured during first 20 years
Founded in 1996 as the first private voluntary offset program in the world, ACR has twenty-five years of unparalleled experience in the development of rigorous, science-based carbon offset standards and methodologies as well as operational experience in carbon offset project registration, verification oversight and offset issuance.
There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more. Chestnut Mountain works as a research and education platform for people within the community.
Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere. Chestnut Mountain sequesters carbon from the atmosphere which helps fight climate change.
Sustainably managing forests, combating desertification, halting and reversing land degradation, and halting biodiversity loss. This project is home to many species of animals and plantlife that are safe and protected within the project’s purview.
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