Benefit from the Growing Carbon Market

Selective breeding delivers pine trees that sequester 40% more carbon than conventional seedlings.


Growing Hardwoods and Pine for Carbon Offsetting Projects


Planting hybrid Pine seedlings captures more carbon than conventional seedlings.


Taking Advantage of Government Afforestation/Reforestation Support

Forest Carbon Solutions

ArborGen is the largest global supplier of tree seedling products, both hardwood and pine, and the leading supplier of advanced Loblolly pine genetics for the forest industry. ArborGen is developing high-value products that significantly improve the productivity, carbon sequestration, and value of pine plantation forests for sustainable forestry. ArborGen’s seedlings are increasingly recognized and proven to be a cost-effective tool for improving rates of return while sequestering more carbon. Contact ArborGen to see the data and learn the facts.

How We Help

Our Hybrid Pine Seedlings Can Optimize Carbon Sequestration

Our Forest Genetics Team Can Provide Credible Modeling of Sequestration on a Genetic Level Essential for Verification

We Also Have More than 40 Species of Hardwoods Available for Carbon Projects

To confront climate change, several major companies have pledged to go carbon neutral. Be a leader alongside these companies in offsetting the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere.

Hardwoods For Carbon Sequestration Arborgen Tree Seedlings Carbon Markets - Afforestation &Amp; Sequestration

Hardwood trees encompass many species known for broad leaves and typically denser wood than softwood trees such as Pine. Common hardwood species include Oak, Maple, Cherry, Walnut, Birch, Ash, and Hickory. These trees are valued for their strength, durability, and aesthetic qualities, making them popular choices for furniture, flooring, cabinetry, and other woodworking projects. Hardwood forests are vital ecosystems, providing habitat for diverse wildlife and contributing significantly to carbon sequestration and soil conservation efforts. Hardwood trees are also known for their Autumn foliage, adding vibrant colors to landscapes during the Fall.

Op For Carbon Sequestration Arborgen Tree Seedlings Carbon Markets - Afforestation &Amp; Sequestration

Open-Pollinated Pine trees reproduce through natural pollination, typically by wind. Unlike controlled pollination methods used in selective breeding, Open Pollination (OP) allows for genetic diversity within a population of pine trees. This genetic variation can result in trees with various characteristics such as growth rate, disease resistance, and wood quality. In addition to being vital to commercial forestry, Open-Pollinated pine trees contribute to carbon sequestration efforts, helping to mitigate climate change by absorbing and storing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Mcp For Carbon Sequestration Arborgen Tree Seedlings Carbon Markets - Afforestation &Amp; Sequestration

Mass Controlled Pollinated (MCP®) pine trees result from a carefully managed pollination process that controls the parentage of the resulting offspring. Controlling pollination ensures that MCP forests have specific traits, such as improved growth rates and straighter/taller trees with more disease resistance. MCP forests are genetically superior and tailored to purposes such as timber production and reforestation. Furthermore, they also meet challenges like climate change with their inherent ability to capture more carbon than Open-Pollinated Pine.