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.

Lessons from my Internship

This blog was written by Joe Lee, Dogwood Alliance’s Campaign Intern during the summer of 2019. Joe is a rising senior studying Public Policy Studies at Duke University. As my time at Dogwood Alliance comes to a close, I’ve found myself in reflection over the lessons I will take away from my 11 week experience […]

Campaign intern wearing a Forest Defender tee-shirt asks a man to sign a petition to protect forests

Release: Diverse Alliance Turns Up Heat on Governor Cooper Demanding Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1st, 9 am Diverse alliance turns up heat on North Carolina Governor Cooper, demanding real climate action  Environmental justice, climate, and community organizations say State’s expansion of dirty energy projects contradicts his Executive Order Durham, NC – Today, with the imminent release of the Governor’s Clean Energy Plan, 28 national […]

Speaking Truth to Power in the Gulf South

The Gulf South is home to some of the most beautiful and unique forests in the country, particularly wetland forests, and the people who live here are as strong and vibrant as the forests they rely on. The Gulf is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the United States and also a global […]

A Thousand-Foot View of Industrial Logging

Dogwood Alliance Campaigns Director Rita Frost and I recently went on a flight with SouthWings volunteer pilot, Stu Bailey, to conclude our latest ground investigation of a particularly devastating wetland clearcut in Eastern North Carolina. Every year, Dogwood Alliance conducts investigations on the sourcing practices of the wood pellet industry led by Enviva. We expose […]