ACTION: Lindsey Hits the Road

This summer and fall, Dogwood Campaign Organizer Lindsey Simerly is hitting the road — and she may just be coming to your town.

IMPACT: Speaking Up at the Yum! Brands Shareholder Meeting

What does it take to speak up to corporate forest consumers? Just a single share of company stock. Dogwood Alliance’s Andrew Goldberg recently explained YUM! Brands’ role in forest devastation and admonished corporate leaders at the annual shareholders meeting in Louisville, KY.  

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Release of GE Eucalyptus in the South

An alliance of conservation organizations today sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its approval of open-air field tests of a genetically engineered (GE) hybrid of eucalyptus tree across the southern United States. The permit, issued to a company called ArborGen, which is a joint initiative of International Paper, MeadWestvaco and Rubicon, was approved May 12 with minimal environmental review. It authorizes the experimental planting and flowering of a new, genetically engineered hybrid on 28 secret sites across seven southern states — Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas.

Lawsuit Filed to Stop Release of GE Eucalyptus in the South

Dogwood Alliance joins the Sierra Club, Global Justice Ecology Project and other organizations in a lawsuit to stop the release of GE eucalyptus in the South… An alliance of conservation organizations today sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its approval of open-air field tests of a genetically engineered (GE) hybrid of eucalyptus tree across […]

Sustaining Our Defense Against Climate Change

Dogwood Alliance releases Sustaining our Defense report detailing the importance of Southern Forests in the fight against climate change. We all know that forests are vital in the fight against climate change, but did you know that paper companies like and its customers like KFC could be considered climate criminals? This morning, in partnership with […]