5 Nature Poems by Women of Color

We are living in a world-altering moment in history. Now is the time for art and connection. Now is the time to remember and strengthen our roots in nature and our forests. Taking each day as it comes, I’ve drawn strength from the poetry of these five women of color. With diverse cultural backgrounds, including […]

Woods & Wilds: Thank you for being magical

These days, I notice many people viewing our forests in terms of value and function. I stress about what it means to defend these invaluable resources from destruction. For good reason! We are in dire times and great shifts must take place to focus on the health and well-being of our planet and our people. […]

Local Businesses Unite with Dogwood Alliance to Protect Southern Forests

When we decided to seek out sponsors for our Annual Woods & Wilds Storytelling event, everyone agreed that we could only partner with businesses (preferably local or regional) that genuinely supported our vision for a future that values wild forests, healthy communities, and human life. Both Selina DeLangre, CEO of Selina Naturally® and Chris Mathis, […]

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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 […]

Woods & Wilds Was a Magical Festival

Dogwood Alliance’s 2nd Annual Woods & Wilds Storytelling and Music Festival at the Salvage Station was magical! Storytellers, musicians, artists, performers, and people from around the region showed up to celebrate and to protect our Southern forests. The beautiful decorations from Flora set the scene for us to be transported to the wild places inside […]