The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has issued its first-ever approval of a forest carbon offset project under the state's cap-and-trade forestry offset protocol. The project is particularly noteworthy because it is being implemented on 8,000 acres of land within the Yurok Indian Reservation. Indian tribes control significant forestry resources across the United States, and there is significant interest in carbon offset project development in Indian Country. The Yurok project is likely to be the first of many tribal proposals to reach the ARB. Under California's cap-and-trade program, covered facilities may use offsets to satisfy up to 8% of their compliance obligation. To date, ARB has adopted four protocols that may be used to generate compliance credits: livestock management, urban forestry, destruction of ozone-depleting substances, and forest management. Two other protocols -- Rice Cultivation Management and Mine Methane Capture -- remain under consideration.