Update from the Focal Area

The drought in the region is allowing some massive
clearcutting in the focal area at unprecedented rates. We can’t survive without
these ecosystems – let’s get out there and save them!

White Marsh Clearcut

127,000 Acres protected on Plateau

Protected! 127,000 woodland acres on the northern Cumberland Plateau adding acreage to Frozen Head State Park. This important conservation action in a Dogwood Alliance focal area builds off of our work highlighting the ecological importance of the region with large paper consumers as well as Bowater's 2005 commitments resulitng in improved forest practices on the […]

Change on the Horizon: Environmental Paper Revolution has Begun

Today, the Environmental Paper Network, a diverse group of environmental organizations joined together to support socially and environmentally sustainable transformations within the pulp and paper industry, released a report detailing the environmental impacts of the paper industry. The State of the Paper Industry is the first comprehensive report addressing fiber sourcing, recycling, consumption, paper production, and the paper industry’s impact on communities and the climate crisis.