Dogwood Alliance Welcomes New Campaign Organizer, Rita Frost

Dogwood Alliance is pleased to announce Rita Frost as our new Campaign Organizer! Rita believes in getting our country to a place where we respect all natural areas, like we respect national parks and that working with forest conservation is one of the frontline fights that we can do to face not only the problems of climate change, but also to get wilderness back into the ethos of American citizens.

No Butts About It, Rowdy Keelor Cares About Our Planet

We have been very lucky to have Rowdy Keelor. His amazing spirit and compassion for all living creatures is inspirational. Rowdy became our part-time, temporary, campaign organizer this summer and is a big reason why our SOS Tour was such a success.

Dayna Reggero: SOS Forests Tour

Cross Posted with permission from DAYNA REGGERO’S BLOG. dogwood alliance sos forests tour I recently traveled to Florida to meet up with the Dogwood Alliance in Panama City. On the journey from North Carolina, I took the road less traveled and explored the byways that stretch from the Southern Appalachians to the piney woods of […]

Sasha Mitchell Saves The Day!

Sasha Mitchell is Dogwood’s new Operations Coordinator! What does that mean? It means that our well-oiled machine is only as well-oiled as Sasha keeps it, and in the mere few months that Sasha has been with us, our machine is running better than ever!

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.