Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Ruddy Turnstone

A Podcast Interview with Ruddy Turnstone We’re so pleased to be launching Season 3 of Woods & Wilds: The Podcast. For this episode we sat down with climate activist Ruddy Turnstone. Ruddy Turnstone (she/they): Based in Southeastern so-called Florida, Ruddy is on the Steering Committee for the Community Hotline for Incarcerated People (CHIP) which was […]

The Story Behind Stories Happen in Forests

Stories Happen in Forests is a short documentary that Dogwood Alliance produced and I directed. It features 12 people in the woods telling their stories. These stories range from a professional mountain biker to a 5th grader learning science. From a wilderness guide recovering from addiction to a mushroom forager. From a forester who combines […]

Stories Happen in Forests: Grow & Forage

We’re excited to share with you the final Stories Happen in Forests video for this year: Grow & Forage! Meet Indy Srinath, a manager of urban gardens. She’s not only a gardener, but she’s an educator and a forager, too. Indy is passionate about honoring the sacrifices of those who paved the way for her, […]

Stories Happen in Forests: Forests for All

In honor of Veteran’s Day, I’m excited to share with you the latest Stories Happen in Forests video: Forests for All! The stars of this video are veteran, motivational speaker, and blind adventurer, Lonnie Bedwell, along with aspiring recreational therapist and paraplegic adventurer, Maggie Gettys. This pair of forest-loving friends enjoy all the woods have […]

We Can All be Superheroes

A few weeks ago, I finally watched the Marvel comic movie the Black Panther. I couldn’t stop thinking about how that movie is a sign of the times, of how the Black Lives Matter Movement and every black person fighting for justice at this moment in history created the space for the Black Panther superhero […]