At Risk and Endangered Trees in the South and How You Can Help

Trees and people share some things in common. We both have necks, veins, and we both get sick. Just as people can get sick with illnesses like malaria, chicken pox, or COVID-19, the world’s tree species can get sick with a list of diseases of their own. It probably never even occurred to you (or […]

dying park peeling off a tree

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Becoming Water with Tierra Mack

A Podcast Interview with Tierra Mac on Becoming Water Join us for Episode 5 Season 3 Woods & Wilds: The Podcast! In this episode we’re joined by educator and business founder, Tierra Mack. Tierra joins us to talk about the children she works with, about creating comfortable and safe space to be a kid in […]

Phantom Forests: Why We Should Be Skeptical About Planting Trees

Guest Post By Michelle Thompson Many companies and government bodies over time have said something like: “As part of our climate change initiative, we’ll be planting X number of trees!” Forests are an incredibly efficient way to capture carbon from the atmosphere. But how well do these tree planting initiatives actually work? Why do organizations […]

a man plants a pine seedling

Four Types of North Carolina Forests (and Where to Find Them)

Guest Post by Amal Dadi Did you know that North Carolina is one of the most ecologically unique states in the country? Discover the forests right here in your backyard! From mountains to sea, North Carolina contains at least eight defined climate zones. This diversity of habitats means that natural spaces in North Carolina are […]

Introducing the Biomass Baddies Failing Forests, Climate, and Justice

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has a glimmer of hope among the bleak warnings. The report calls for a huge shift that focuses efforts on the maintenance and growth of natural systems. Natural systems like forests. To avoid the worst, the report urges us to conserve half of the Earth’s lands. […]