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 […]

North Carolinians Speak Out on Forests

Guest Post By Brianna Cunliffe North Carolina’s forests are in peril. Governor Cooper and state laws fail to stop destructive logging and dirty bioenergy.  The timber industry claims carbon neutrality, evading accountability for the harms it generates. But across party lines, North Carolinians are getting tired of the greenwashing. Dogwood Alliance asked 1,000 people how […]

Community Roots Climate Bill of Rights

Dogwood Alliance is in support of the Community Roots Climate Bill of Rights for Asheville, NC. We thank our good friends at Community Roots for their beautiful work and vision. We need true climate justice in North Carolina. The Community Climate Bill of Rights is paradigm-shifting local level legislation. It asserts our Rights for local […]

The Legacy of Longleaf Pine

Guest post by Amber Skinner Have you ever wondered where the term “tar heel”, a common nickname for North Carolinians, came from? For centuries North Carolina residents collected tar from trees, and then they’d be covered in the messy substance: hence the name. The tar, however, came from a very special type of tree known […]

Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) cones, multiple, brown - Davie, Florida, USA

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Radical Dreaming

A Podcast Interview with Kaleia Martin and Nakisa Glover on radical dreaming. Join Dogwood Alliance and SlayTheMic as we bring you tales of connection to nature and music. This week our hosts of Woods & Wilds: The Podcast, Kimala Luna from Dogwood Alliance and Elizabeth Lashay from SlayTheMic, talk with Kaleia Martin and Nakisa Glover about radical dreaming, changing our […]

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Radical Dreaming