5 Alternatives To Logging For Landowners

Forests play a vital role in protecting us and our environment, especially against global warming. In fact, deforestation is responsible for an estimated 12-29% of global greenhouse gas emissions. In the US South, around 90% of forests are privately owned. Encouraging land retention and conservation is one way to stop climate change. If we want […]

man in camo with binoculars - hunting leases are one way that landowners can make money from their land

The Economic Impact of Enviva in North Carolina

Guest post by Amber Skinner From protecting the atmosphere to providing homes for many organisms, forests are crucial for humans and the planet. Recent innovations allow us to use forms of renewable energy such as wind, solar, and geothermal. With meaningful investment, these will soon replace fossil fuels as main energy sources and lower pollution […]

wood pellets emerge from a machine

Pillage and Plunder in the Deep South Part 1

This is Part 1 of a 2 part series exploring the impact that the wood pellet industry is having on the rural communities of the Gulf coast. Part 2 will look at the wood pellet industry in the Florida panhandle and more deeply explore the economics of the industry…