It’s About Time Somebody Stood Up

Southern forests and communities are in danger. Enviva, the world’s largest pellet producer, wants to build its fourth wood pellet facility in the state of NC and clearcut nearly 50 acres of forest every day. The community that Enviva wants to build in, Richmond County, doesn’t want the facility and are raising their voices to […]

It's time to rise up

If Only…

One of the very first things I exclaimed to my parents about Houston, as we drove a giant U-Haul down from Oklahoma City, was how green our new city home was. I was 12 at the time, and Houston was a veritable forest oasis to me. The neighborhood I lived in had wild forested lots […]

Press Release: Blazing a New Trail for Forests and the Carbon Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2017 Blazing a New Trail for Forests and the Carbon Market Unique Collaboration of Companies, Landowners, and Conservation Organizations Report on Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Working to Improve Forest Management and Conserve Forests in the Southern United States Utilizing the Carbon Market Asheville, North Carolina – Ten years […]

International Paper Increases Commitment to Funding Forest Conservation

Dogwood Alliance has been working for years to support some of this country’s largest paper and wood producers to improve their forestry practices and support conservation efforts. International Paper, the largest paper company in the South and the World, is one of the companies that we work closely with and are proud to see their leadership and commitment to funding forest conservation.

Forest Friday: The Inspiring Nicole

Nicole is one of the hardest working people I have ever met. She works a full-time position at Dogwood Alliance and then volunteers an additional 30 hours in her “free” time. Nicole is on the 100 Days Coalition and also belongs to the NC Black Lives Matter cohort. She is also on the board of Green Opportunities and Bountiful Cities and a part of Kresge Freshlo. This points to the fact that all of Nicole’s work is about enriching her community by meeting people where they’re at to help them achieve their highest goals.