Remembering Alison Cochran

Dogwood Alliance mourns the passing of longtime forest activist and talented musician Alison Cochran. On Sunday night, longtime activist, musician and friend of our forests, Alison Cochran, passed away. Alison was a co-founder of Heartwood and served as Executive Director from 1999-2001. She also helped found Dogwood Alliance and served two separate terms on our […]

Alison Cochran

Take Action to Stop GE Trees in the South!

A short window of opportunity to demand the USDA deny ArborGen permits to do a widescale planting of genetically engineered Eucalyptus in the Southern US… ACTION NEEDED BY 18 February!  Tell the USDA NO WAY to ArborGen’s Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Frankentrees   In an unprecedented move toward commercial large-scale release of genetically engineered (GE) forest […]

Stop GE Trees

Fall is in the Air

A wonderful reminder to get out enjoy the treasure that is our Southern forests… Leaves are turning, days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping and fall is in the air. I can’t think of a better time to put Southern forests in the forefront of our minds than at this time of year when they […]

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Tree Hugging Database Whiz

Meet Dogwood’s Database Intern, Patrick Connelly… I knew from the time I arrived for my internship interview that Dogwood Alliance would be the place for me. I never heard about them until one of my friends from UNC Asheville blurted out their name when we were talking about what we were going to do when […]