Ecotrust said Wednesday it has hired Ronda Rutledge as its executive director. Rutledge comes from Austin, where she was executive director of the Sustainable Food Center. She brings 25-plus years of experience of nonprofit work in California and Texas.
Stephanie Gutierrez, Forests and Community Program Director, offers a perspective on agroforestry: “[Agroforestry] is just a new way to describe something that Indigenous people have been doing for thousands of years.”
Ecotrust’s Director of Community Investments Sara Pietka shares perspectives on assessing potential New Markets Tax Credit investments within our “3E” framework of equity, economy, and the environment in a recent issue of Novogradac’s Journal of Tax Credits.
A proposal led by Sustainable Northwest and a collaborative of partners, including Ecotrust, has been awarded a $25 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture to support the climate-smart wood economy