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 […]

Taking a Stand in Georgia

What happens when citizens reach out and meet with their representatives? If our experience at the Georgia State Conservation Day in the Capital this month is any indication, then legislators listen. Three of our great volunteers from Savannah, Claudia, Connie, and Ardis, joined me in Atlanta on March 1. Together we met with Senators and […]

BURNED Barnstorming Tour

The award-winning documentary BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? made its Southern debut in an eight city Barnstorming Tour! Nearly 500 people gathered to watch the film in North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The filmmakers of BURNED — Lisa Merton, Alan Dater, and Chris Hardee — teamed up with Dogwood Alliance and our partners at […]