The Value of Bottomland Hardwood Swamps

If anyone reading this has been fortunate enough to experience the wonder of a mature bottomland hardwood swamp, then place yourself in a category with few other people. Bottomland hardwoods in the Southern United States have been reduced to a small portion of what they once were for reasons anywhere from disease prevention to pine plantation development.

CAYLA Intern Kimberly Vargas Rocks

Dogwood Alliance is lucky to partner with the CAYLA (City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy) Program each year to welcome a new youth leader as an intern. This year, we have the privilege to work with Kimberly Vargas.

Welcome Intern Julianna Martinez

Julianna is most excited to learn about how Dogwood Alliance engages with communities across the Southeastern United States and overseas.