Hood Hugger Tour by Pengfei Ye

This summer Dogwood Alliance new staff and interns arrived at Stephens Lee Recreation Center, excited to start the Hood Huggers International Driving Tour.

Building a Movement for Forests, Climate, and Justice

On a hot and humid Saturday at the beginning of June, Rita and I found ourselves covered in sweat and dirt; our ankles eaten alive by mosquitoes. But most of all, we had two huge, satisfied grins on our faces. We were just wrapping up an inspiring summit with 30 independent, diverse, and committed leaders […]

Governor Cooper: North Carolina Forests Demand Action

Governor Cooper: We call on you to stand by your vision of clean air and a healthy environment as the path forward to a strong economy and healthy future. We call on you to stand for the environment, stand for justice, and stand for forests.

BURNED Barnstorming Tour

The award-winning documentary BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? made its Southern debut in an eight city Barnstorming Tour! Nearly 500 people gathered to watch the film in North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The filmmakers of BURNED — Lisa Merton, Alan Dater, and Chris Hardee — teamed up with Dogwood Alliance and our partners at […]

“The Stories Trees Tell” Promotes Forest Conservation

Crosspost from The Blue Banner written by Virginia Taylor. Original article here. The forests are an important part of the southern Appalachian Mountains, but according to many indigenous traditions, they hold more significance than just the resources they provide. “When the forests are gone, we lose more than just the oxygen they release, we lose more […]