Statement: Dogwood Alliance Response to the Trillion Trees Act

Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and Members of the House GOP introduced the Trillion Trees Act, in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s State of the Union announcement that he plans to join the One Trillion Trees global initiative. Rather than mandate tree planting, the Westerman bill requires an annual increase in logging levels and that all […]

Press Release: Bald-cypress Highlighted as Top 10 Species Conservation Priority

As the Obama Administration prepares to hand over the reins of the executive branch to President-elect Donald Trump, the DC-based Endangered Species Coalition joined by Dogwood Alliance released a “Top Ten” list of imperiled species in need of strong conservation measures. The report, “Removing the Walls to Recovery: Top 10 Species Priorities for a New Administration,” highlights some of the most significant threats to vanishing wildlife such as jaguars and elephants, and identifies important actions the next administration could take to slow their rates of extinction.