Biodiversity in Your Backyard: Tree Identification

At first glance trees may look very similar. But, if you look closely and pay attention, you could become an expert on identifying trees. First, you need to know what to look for. This blog will give you tips and hints so you can identify some tree species easily. How to Identify: Maple Trees When […]

birch trees are a vibrant orange in the autumn

The International Day of Action on Biomass

From the piney woods of Mississippi, to the swamps of Georgia, and over to the wetlands of the coast of North Carolina, I love the forests of our region dearly. My eyes light up every time I see magnificent trees kiss the Southern skies. You don’t grow up surrounded by that type of beauty and […]

Ghost Forests: A Tangible Sign of the Climate Crisis

What is a Ghost Forest? The climate crisis is killing coastal forests at an alarming rate and leaving watery graves behind. We’re in a race against time. As the climate warms, sea levels are rising. Storms, droughts, flooding, and fires are growing in frequency and intensity. One of the clearest indicators that we’re in trouble […]

25th Anniversary Contest Winner: Tulsi Bell

We held a 25th Anniversary contest seeking a design from an awesome youth artist in celebration of forests! We welcomed ages 8-11 to submit. We’re excited to announce that we have a winner, and her name is Tulsi Bell! We encouraged participants to incorporate our anniversary celebration tagline: “Right Place. Right Time.” That’s because we […]

Top 5 Forest Preservation Documentaries

Not sure what to watch this weekend? With so many options and streaming platforms, it’s getting harder to decide. We’re here to help you! We’ve searched high and low to bring you a curated list of the best documentaries about forests in a four-part series. Welcome to Part One! The battle to protect and preserve […]