It’s Time to Hold the Forestry Industry Accountable

The United States is home to some of the world’s most diverse forests. In the Southern US, our coastal plain is a global biodiversity hotspot. It’s a place where you can find yourself under towering tupelo giants or kayaking among cypress elders. The mature natural stands across the coastal plain of the South are areas […]

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The USDA Needs to Hear from you!

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting comments to determine how their agency will undertake climate change mitigation and resilience through April 29th. We are submitting our comments and we need you to submit comments, too! This blog will provide a high-level overview of our message and guide you through the submission process. On […]

BIG VICTORY for Southern Forests

Just yesterday, the Dutch government came together to reject future subsidies for biomass. This is a big win for Southern forests and communities. This is nothing short of historic in the Netherlands. It sets an important precedent that will send shockwaves through the biomass industry. In the Netherlands, public and political debate over biomass has […]

Statement: Regan Needs to Act on Forests & EJ at EPA

Dogwood Alliance Statement on Michael Regan EPA confirmation hearings This afternoon, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold confirmation hearings for North Carolina Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Michael Regan, to lead the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While many environmental groups have enthusiastically supported his appointment, his […]

Want to Protect Forests? Stop Burning Forests as Fuel

The biomass debate in the Netherlands continues to burn hot. For over two years, people have organized and protested against the country’s largest proposed biomass combustion plant slated to be built in Diemen, a small town just north of Amsterdam. Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company behind the project, is feverishly trying to show their business […]