Green Term Defined: Grasslands Conservation Carbon Offsets


Green Term Defined: Grasslands Conservation Carbon Offsets

A grasslands conservation carbon offsets are similar to forestry, native grasses and other vegetation provide a natural source of greenhouse gas (GHG) absorption and sequestration. Carbon offsets from this category focus on maintaining native plant life through permanent land conservation and avoided conversion for commercial development or agriculture.

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Grasslands provide habitat for many different species of wildlife. A Prairie is an ecological system dominated by grasses. Planting a native Prairie increases biodiversity of native plant species and conserves rapidly disappearing topsoil and it low maintenance.

Local experts that can help with this process: The Natural Garden

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