Participation in a carbon offset project assumptions:1. Entering into 100 year agreement2. Follow a forest management plan.3. Continue to harvest up to the allowable cut levels designated in the mgmt plan.4. Benefits and obligations are tied to the owner of the property.5. Payment received through an endowment structure, with an annual return after all costs are covered.6. No up front cost to enter into the project aside from a mgmt plan. 7. There is a cost to the mgmt plan.8. Carbon offset prices are likely to go up but it is unknown if, when and at what rate.9. You can buy out of the project in the future at a higher cost than revenues earned to date. This margin shrinks the longer you remain in the project. ie. It is more expensive to get out early.