Are you a Believer?
Before I am Banished…
Let’s skip the politics and philosophy (neither allowed on my property). I believe in conservation. My wife and I took a leap and purchased a forest back in the 80’s. Why? because I have always enjoyed forests and all of the benefits they provide: clean air, water and wildlife habitat. Slowly, but steadily development is encircling our little forest. As this development grows closer the importance of our forest grows correspondingly. Likewise it is a scientific fact that our forest is a carbon sink. So, if C02 sequestration is something that you are interested in pursuing…why not buy offsets from someone you can actually talk to who has land you can actually walk on?
You’ve Got to Be Frick’n Kidding Me!
Well as an active small landowner conservationist, I can sell you carbon offsets (yes, I am serious). Our little 45 acre pine forest was purchased in 1987. The forest sequesters about 270 metric tons of C02 per year. This makes my family carbon negative meaning that we sequester more C02 than we emit. Also, guests who stay at our guest house, La Casita, enjoy carbon neutral travel. Both of our homes and our lifestyle emits about 50 tons of C02 per year. Guest travel averages about 40 tons per year. This leaves us an excess of, very conservatively, 180 tons of C02 sequestration per year. What do you get. Fresh air and if your in Swansboro, a tour of our family forest. You also get discounted rates on our vacation house!
Got C02 Offsets?
Got C02 Offsets?
Use the calculators at Native Energy to calculate your offset. Like Native Energy, we will charge you $14 per ton of C02 offset.
Individual 6 Ton C02 Offset $84
48 Ton Household C02 Offset $672
So calculate your C02 emissions and decide how you’ll offset. The Paypal buttons provide an option of selecting Individual (6 ton C02 Offset @ $84) or a Household Offset (48 ton C02 Offset @ $672). If you would like to purchase another amount please contact me
. Once you make your purchase don’t forget to start planning your trip to Swansboro!
A C02 Offset with a Difference
The difference we offer is that you can come and visit your Carbon Offset. Starting in 2018 you’ll be able to walk on the woodland trails, observe wildlife and walk through a forest that ranges in age between 25 and 100 years in age. It’s hard to do that when you send your money to some nameless faceless corporation planting trees in South America or Africa. Plus when you purchase at least 6 offsets (enough to make most individuals carbon neutral) you will get a 10% discount when they stay with us at La Casita
or our soon to be available rustic camp cabin, La Paranza. Read our reviews
So buy a C02 offset from a real life forest owner. When you visit I promise not to call you a poopy head and I expect the same from you…after all, there are birds to watch, wildlife to watch, and fresh air to breathe; all with the trees silently and majestically looking on.
Special thanks to Dr. Booker T. Whatley. I never met him but his little book, “How to Make $100,000 Farming 25 Acres
” has always been an inspiration and guide. (You’ll find the book on the shelf at La Casita.