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 […]

Dogwood & Terrapin Team Up Again

Dogwood Alliance and Terrapin Beer teamed up again for Hop Harvest Festival! This year, Terrapin designated Dogwood as the beneficiary for their annual festival in Athens, GA. In fact, our generous friends at Terrapin have made Dogwood the beneficiary for the last five years running! As usual, it was an amazing time of celebrating forests […]

Release: Chatham County Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate & Forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2017                       Georgia’s Chatham County Commission Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate and Forests #Stand4Forests Campaign Launches in Georgia as County Commissioners Show True Leadership and Call on Other State and Local Leaders to Do the Same Savannah, GA – The Chatham County Commission has unanimously passed what is thought to […]

A Big Thank You To Terrapin Beer

We were lucky enough to hang out in the cool town of Athens, GA with other like-minded folks who were eager to learn more about how they can protect the forests in their backyard. This year, even more so, because three new wood pellet mills are proposed in and around the Athens area, which would clearcut Georgia forests, turn them into pellets, and either ship them to Europe to be burned for electricity OR burn them right here in the South.