The Art of Saving Our Forests

Dogwood Alliance launched the SOS Campaign to Save Our Southern Forests at Jonas Gerard Gallery in Asheville. Abstract art and forest preservation may seem an unlikely pairing, but with passion and purpose as common denominators, the two make perfect sense.

Welcome Shannon, Dogwood’s New Advancement Director

Shannon Barrett is the new Advancement Director at Dogwood Alliance. “One of the things that really attracted me to the position is the thoughtfulness that’s gone into planning where Dogwood goes next,” she explains, adding that it is a very exciting time for Dogwood because the organization is poised to go to the next level.

Raising Awareness at Dogwood Alliance

My internship developing a business plan for the selling of carbon credits in the virtual carbon market was such a novel thing for me. I was totally obsessed with the idea during my interview for the internship with Andrew Goldberg, Dogwood Alliance’s Director of Corporate Engagement. To explore a completely new field and really contribute my own effort to the project was a dream for me, and what I got as an intern in Dogwood Alliance is far greater than that.

Working at Dogwood Alliance: The Business Perspective

Housed in an old, beautiful, antique brick building on Biltmore Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina is Dogwood Alliance,which plays a life-changing role in the ecosystem of southeastern US forests. Not many are aware of the kind of work Dogwood is doing to conserve the most biodiverse region in North America.I didn’t have the faintest idea that a mission driven non-profit would be doing something cutting edge and pioneering in the conservation arena and making the world a better place.