My 10 Years with Dogwood

Board Member Robyn Williams Heeks on why she supports Dogwood.   Ten years ago, almost to the day, I first learned about Dogwood Alliance.  At the time, they were lone wolves, fighting an industry that was literally grinding mature Southern Forests into dust and shipping them down river to be made into disposable paper products.  […]

USDA Approves Release of GMO Trees in the South

Yesterday the USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service issued its decision to approve the mass-release of over a quarter of a million GE eucalyptus trees across seven states in the U.S. South (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina), despite overwhelming public opposition.

USDA Approves Release of GMO Trees in the South

USDA ignores public outcry and hard science…   U.S. Department of Agriculture Approves Release of GE Trees USDA Approves ArborGen’s Request to Plant 260,000 Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Across U.S. South Yesterday the USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service issued its decision to approve the mass-release of over a quarter of a million GE eucalyptus […]

2000 Reasons to Feel Better About Our Forests Future

Decatur Green Fest was a huge success… This past Saturday the Decatur Green Fest hosted by Dogwood Alliance drew 2,000 enthusiastic green Atlantans of all ages to a solar powered concert, decidedly non-fast food samples from 11 restaurants featuring local and organic produce and meats, a look at green products and services, and an introduction […]