BURNED Barnstorming Tour

The award-winning documentary BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? made its Southern debut in an eight city Barnstorming Tour! Nearly 500 people gathered to watch the film in North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The filmmakers of BURNED — Lisa Merton, Alan Dater, and Chris Hardee — teamed up with Dogwood Alliance and our partners at […]

Release: US Enviro Groups to EU Parliament: Vote Now to Protect Our Forests

US Environmental NGOs to EU Parliament: Vote Now to Protect Forests Bioenergy loopholes in the 2030 Renewable Energy Directive will increase forest cutting and carbon pollution Washington, DC, 15 January 2017 – Warning of increased carbon pollution and accelerating forest degradation, U.S. environmental NGOs are calling on Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to ban […]

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 […]