Fires At Wood Pellet Facilities: What You Need To Know

An increasing demand for wood pellets from some European countries is accelerating the expansion of wood pellet industries in the US South. In the last year, the United States exported more than seven million tons of wood pellets, and 99% of those wood pellets came from the US South. As a result, the number of […]

wood pellets light create fires easily

Why Conservation Matters To Conservatives

Climate change is an urgent issue that’s threatening everybody’s environment, economy, and national security. However, the discussion surrounding it has polarized the country. We must bring conservatives and progressives together to enact solutions. Conservation matters to conservatives and liberals alike. Here’s why. It’s a myth that conservatives don’t care about the environment. You may be […]

Many conservatives enjoy conservation

Logging & Pollution In BIPOC Communities: Why We Need Environmental Justice Now

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) live, work, and play in some of America’s most polluted areas. This is not a coincidence. Extractive industries (like logging) operate in BIPOC communities because of cheap land and lax laws. Industries like logging use misleading tactics, promising jobs to communities while bringing along substantial air and water […]

clouds of smoke and pollution from a sawmill facility

Biodiversity in Your Backyard: Tree Identification

At first glance trees may look very similar. But, if you look closely and pay attention, you could become an expert on identifying trees. First, you need to know what to look for. This blog will give you tips and hints so you can identify some tree species easily. How to Identify: Maple Trees When […]

birch trees are a vibrant orange in the autumn

5 Alternatives To Logging For Landowners

Forests play a vital role in protecting us and our environment, especially against global warming. In fact, deforestation is responsible for an estimated 12-29% of global greenhouse gas emissions. In the US South, around 90% of forests are privately owned. Encouraging land retention and conservation is one way to stop climate change. If we want […]

man in camo with binoculars - hunting leases are one way that landowners can make money from their land