Release: Where’s Governor Cooper on Forests & Justice?

Where’s Governor Cooper on Forests and Environmental Justice? Frontline Community Leaders and Environmental Groups Hold Press Conference and Rally at the Legislature; Call on Governor Cooper to Halt the Further Expansion of the Wood Pellet Industry in the State Because it Harms Our Forests, Climate, and Communities Raleigh (May 26, 2021) – Where does Governor […]

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Art is Healing

A Podcast Interview with Georgie Nakima about how art is healing.  JOIN DOGWOOD ALLIANCE AND SLAYTHEMIC AS WE BRING TALES OF CONNECTIONS TO NATURE AND MUSIC TO YOU. This week our hosts Erniko Brown and Kimala Luna from Dogwood Alliance and Elizabeth Lashay from SlayTheMic talk with Georgie Nakima about the importance of visual representation, doing your best imperfectly, […]

A Beacon of Hope for South Carolina

The Pee Dee Indian Tribe and Dogwood Alliance have partnered to bring a beacon of hope to South Carolina. Together, we set forth on a pilot project that will advance a regenerative economy; based on ecological restoration, community protection, equitable partnerships, justice, and a full and fair participatory process. Our shared vision is a solution […]

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 U.S., 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 […]

Lush green forest with older trees

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 […]