Bay Area Balance

Believe it or not, there’s something impactful you can do right now, to easily and seamlessly to improve California’s environment, air quality, and water supply. Hundreds of miles of pristine coastline, diverse forestry and agriculture, and fresh water supply can be preserved with your action.

Join us in protecting this great state with the Bay Area Balance. It’s easy and affordable to purchase Carbon Offsets and Water Restoration Certificate’s – both from local projects in California. You can contribute to the change with three metric tons of carbon offsets and five thousand gallons of water restoration certificates (WRC’s) from Bonneville Energy Foundation (BEF).

What is the Bay Area Balance?
Your purchase will directly support projects designed to remove carbon from the environment, through environmental attributes known as carbon offsets. The Bay Area Balance includes offsets for natural gas use, public transportation and waste emissions. This package also includes BEF Water Restoration Certificates® to support water restoration. Both projects are local to California – Carbon Offsets come from the Sunny Brae Tract in Arcata and WRC’s from the River Wetlands in Sacramento. These projects provide direct benefits to the entire state of California. You can rest easy knowing your purchase is helping your neighbors and making one of this country’s most beautiful states even better.

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10% of your purchase goes to BEF’s Solar 4R Schools™ in partnership with Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Carbon offsets purchased through TerraPass support our portfolio of projects in communities around the United States. View our portfolio and learn more about what our projects do.


A carbon offset is a certificate representing the reduction of one metric ton (2,205 lbs) of carbon dioxide emissions, the principal cause of climate change. Although complex in practice, carbon offsets are fairly simple in theory.

If you develop a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions, every ton of emissions reduced results in the creation of one carbon offset. Project developers can then sell these offsets to finance their projects. There are hundreds of different types of carbon reduction projects. For example, a dairy farm can install an anaerobic digester to captures and destroys methane that would otherwise be released when animal manure decomposes. However, such anaerobic digester projects are typically expensive to install and maintain. In order to finance the construction and operation of a digester project, a dairy farm can sell the emission reductions in the form of carbon offsets.

Carbon offsets are therefore an available tool for individuals and organizations that wish to mitigate the impact of their own carbon footprint.

The voluntary, market-based BEF WRC® program provides farmers, ranchers and other water users with an economic incentive to devise new water management solutions that restore water to critically dewatered ecosystems.

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Each BEF WRC® represents 1,000 gallons of water restored in a stream or river on your behalf and directly contributes to restoring the recreational and ecological vitality of critical freshwater ecosystems. And you know exactly what you are getting!

To assure the quality of your BEF WRCs®, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a widely recognized leader in freshwater restoration for the past 12 years, reviews all BEF WRC® flow restoration projects and ensures their optimum environmental benefit.


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