Release: New UN IPCC Report Confirms Vital Role of Forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 8 CONTACT: Scot Quaranda, 828-242-3596, [email protected]   New UN IPCC Report Confirms Vital Role of Forests as Essential Climate Change Solution Report Confirms What Over 200 Elected Officials, Scientists & Organizations Stated in New Platform Launched in September (October 8, 2018) — A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental […]

Media Release: Forests Overlooked as Critical Climate Solution, #Stand4Forests Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 24, 12:01 am Forests Overlooked as Essential Climate Change Solution, Say 200+ Elected Officials, Scientists & Organizations in New Platform Launched Today Limiting Industrial Logging Must be Prioritized Along with Reducing Fossil Fuels, Explains New Report (September 24, 2018) — In the wake of Hurricane Florence and wildfires that have swept […]

Woods & Wilds: A Magical Night

We just had our 3rd annual Woods & Wilds, celebrating 22 years of forest defense, and every moment was woven into the magical fabric that carried us through the night! Picture this: as soon as you enter The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC, you’re in awe of the ten-foot high Justice First artwork created by Celeste […]

The Power of the Grassroots

I spent the first year of my Environmental Management Masters program at Duke University learning about the theories and practices of community-based environmental management. I discussed the benefits of asset mapping and potential problems with the word “empowerment.” I thought about how to most effectively work with and support communities and had some practice doing […]

Fighting Climate Change with Forests

At the kickoff of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany, I found myself swept up in the whirlwind of energy created by people gathering from all over the world to do the hard work of hammering out actionable solutions to climate change. Being at the UNFCCC negotiations is both […]

Campaigns Manager, Rita Frost, at the UN Climate Change Conference to #Stand4Forests