Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Art is Healing

A Podcast Interview with Georgie Nakima about how art is healing.  JOIN DOGWOOD ALLIANCE AND SLAYTHEMIC AS WE BRING TALES OF CONNECTIONS TO NATURE AND MUSIC TO YOU. This week our hosts Erniko Brown and Kimala Luna from Dogwood Alliance and Elizabeth Lashay from SlayTheMic talk with Georgie Nakima about the importance of visual representation, doing your best imperfectly, […]

All About Forest Carbon In North Carolina

Massive amounts of forest carbon in North Carolina are lost each year to intensive logging, and it’s making climate change worse. Here’s what we can do to help.

15 Reasons NC Leaders Should Reject the Wood Pellet Industry

North Carolina’s destructive wood pellet energy industry expanded rapidly during Governor Cooper’s first term in office. North Carolina now exports more wood pellets overseas to be burned for energy than any other state in the nation. The Cooper Administration approved the construction of 2 new wood pellet facilities and the massive expansion of 3 existing […]

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 […]

Industrial Logging and the Wood Pellet Industry Hurt Us All

For most of us, especially folks living in the South, we see industrial air and water pollution expanding. We feel the negative health, environmental sustainability, and economic impacts across the region and beyond. Unfortunately, most policy makers haven’t gotten the memo. Why else would we continue to see the expansion of polluting, extractive industries like […]