Stand4Forests on Conservation Day at the GA Capitol

Next week, Georgia forest lovers will join other environmentalists from across the state as they descend on the Capitol to support various bills and resolutions to protect our environment. This call to action is in response to Conservation Day at the Capitol, a project organized by our friends at the Georgia Water Coalition which brings […]

Photo of volunteer Chelsea Corbin

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 […]

Georgia is Leading the Way to Stand4Forests

In early 2019, GA State Senator Lester Jackson introduced the Stand4Forests resolution, SR108.
It’s been co-sponsored by at least 6 other State Senators and when the 2019-2020 legislative session begins again, we could see SR 108 going to a vote! That means that now – this year – is the time to call on all of our GA Senators to become forest champions. 2020 could be the year that Georgia becomes the first state to officially Stand4Forests.

Climate Reality Project Training in Atlanta

The climate crisis demands that we act now. False solutions, like biomass energy, continue to expand. They target forests: our best defense against climate change, pollute our communities, and leave degraded forests that make people more vulnerable to floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. False solutions like the wood pellet industry aren’t clean or green […]