Communities Across the South Unite in Opposition to Dirty Industry

Three years ago, as residents of Richmond County, North Carolina were fighting to stop a dirty Enviva wood pellet facility from building in their community. Meanwhile, residents in Colbert, GA were learning about a new polluting industry that had been proposed in their community – the Georgia Renewable Power Biomass Plant, promising to burn only […]

Georgia Environmental Groups Working Together

For 6 consecutive weeks in July and August our Stand4Forests Georgia team produced The Georgia Enviro Show, a first of its kind online series featuring news about the key environmental, climate, and justice issues affecting the state. Programs were hosted by Stand4Forests GA,  Georgia Forest Watch, Sierra Club Georgia, Center for a Sustainable Coast, Georgia […]

Save our Forests Group Photo

The Georgia Enviro Show

At the end of February, Georgia forest lovers from across the state came together to advocate for the #Stand4Forests resolution in the Georgia House of Representatives. This call to protect our forests and communities was assigned to the Natural Resources and Environment Committee, and, as a result of volunteers and organizational supporters meeting with key […]

Major News Series Exposes the Biomass Controversy

2020 kicked off with important, major coverage of the wood pellet industry in two major North Carolina papers, the Raleigh News & Observer and the Durham Herald Sun. On the heels of our campaign victory achieved in the NC Clean Energy Plan in November, this is another significant break-through on biomass in North Carolina. These […]

I Love Being a Dogwood Volunteer: Dani

Our volunteers are absolutely crucial to our ability to #Stand4Forests. They help with everything from making calls to event management to visiting legislative offices. One of the team even produced a video for us! This month we’re shining a light on Dani Ray, a key member of our Georgia volunteer team. Dani is in Savannah […]