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 […]

Stories Happen in Forests Videos

We often think about the clean air and water that forests provide us, but do we ever sit down and imagine all the unique and wonderful ways that human beings connect with forests in deeply personal ways? Dogwood Alliance took up that challenge. We’ve searched across the Southeast for stories about individual relationships to the […]

JC Woodley admires a beautiful southern forest

Stories Happen in Forests

Our standing forests are awe-inspiring, critical for our well-being and survival, and hold an untold number of tales. To honor our forests and the impact they have on all people’s lives, Dogwood Alliance hosted “Stories Happen in Forests” at Motorco in Durham to a standing room only crowd. Eight amazing storytellers shared their inspiring stories […]

Stories Happen in Forests: James Woodley

We often think about how forests give us clean air and water, but how often do we think about the forest’s power to heal and transform? James Woodley joined us at River Park North in Greenville, South Carolina to tell us the story of how forests helped him survive his heartbreaking illness and find strength […]

Stories Happen in Forests: Ruddy

There are many ways we enjoy the forests, whether it’s camping, trail running, fishing, or hiking. There are also many different ways we can protect Southern forests and stand in solidarity with the people most affected by deforestation and climate change. We met up with Ruddy of Global Justice Ecology Project in Hypoluxo Scrub, a […]