Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | The Hosts

A Podcast Interview with the hosts, Elizabeth Lashay, Erniko Brown, and Kimala Luna. This week we flip the script as Chaya Brennan Agarwal interviews the hosts of Woods & Wilds: The Podcast, Erniko Brown & Kimala Luna from Dogwood Alliance and Elizabeth Lashay from SlayTheMic, about their connection to nature, motivation, and staying connected to […]

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast Episode 4

In Episode 4, we interviewed Dogwood’s own Marketing Director, Amanda Rodriguez. Amanda is a published author and the director of the award-winning documentary Stories Happen in Forests. Join us as we explore her creative inspirations, the power of story and forests, and the many moving and inspirational interviews she captured for the documentary. “My goal […]

Woods & Wilds: Thank you for being magical

These days, I notice many people viewing our forests in terms of value and function. I stress about what it means to defend these invaluable resources from destruction. For good reason! We are in dire times and great shifts must take place to focus on the health and well-being of our planet and our people. […]

Foraged Feast

When the owner from Flora, Melissa Thomas-Lichtenwald, reached out to us wanting to collaborate and host fundraising events in support Dogwood Alliance’s work to protect forests, we were overjoyed! We had no way of knowing that it would turn into a beautiful collaboration of Asheville’s most innovative chefs, mixologists and crafters of the sensory experience.

Forest Friday with Luke Cannon

I met Luke Cannon near Bent Creek for our Forest Friday hike. Luke has over 20 years experience as a naturalist, teacher, and student and is the founder of Astounding Earth. There was a notable chill in the air, but the sun was out, and it was a beautiful day for a hike. Bent Creek […]