Minneapolis Parks Board Proposes Selling Carbon Credits for Its Urban Forests

July 08, 2022

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation wants more money for trees. Its eight-year property tax levy expired last year after raising more than $11 million to replace some 40,000 trees lost to emerald ash borers and storms at a one-to-one ratio. Now some Park Board commissioners are eager to greenlight a 25-year carbon-offset project that could shift forestry costs from individual taxpayers to corporations.

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