Welcome Adam to the Dogwood Team

Way back in 2007, as an environmental science major at UNCA, Adam had his very first internship with none other than Dogwood Alliance. All these years later, he’s come back to us to fill the role of Our Forests Aren’t Fuel Campaign Director.

Dogwood Says Goodbye and Hello

Dogwood Board Chair, Steve Kallan, introduces himself while bidding farewell to outgoing board members and welcoming new board members.

Anti-biomass and Coal Campaigners Disrupt Drax AGM

Campaigners have disrupted Drax Plc’s AGM in London today, calling for the power station to be closed down because of the environmental and social impacts of the biomass and coal that it is burning.

Monster Enviva Wood Pellet Plants Invade Northeast NC Communities

In November of 2011, Enviva, a major corporate wood pellet producer with international sales, began operations at a rebuilt, former Georgia Pacific sawmill in Ahoskie, NC. Residents close to the plant have faced 24/7 extreme noise and lights, dust that coats cars, buildings, and lungs in just a few minutes, along with dangerous heavy truck traffic. While European power plants seek huge shipments of wood pellets as supposedly “greener” fuel than the coal they burned in the past, eastern North Carolina has turned into the Southeast’s latest energy colony.