Forest Friday: Asheville Greenworks

For this Forest Friday, we met up with Christine Brown, an Environmental Educator at Asheville Greenworks, at the Hominy Creek Greenway. In this video, Christine shares her experience at Asheville Greenworks and how they work towards their mission of: Inspiring, equipping, and mobilizing individuals and communities to take care of the place they love to […]

Health Benefits of Walking in Forests: Infographic

There’s no better time to embrace nature than in the fall, the season of transformation. Over the past few decades, our forests have come under major threat due to a number of human-induced disturbances. Trees play important roles for not just our ecosystems but for our community as well. Turns out there are many health benefits from wandering around the woods.

Guest Blog: The Woods Are My Solace #GivingTuesday

Dogwood Alliance asked me what the forests mean to me. I could have said clean air (because that’s true), I could have said the beautiful views (also true), or that I use the forests for recreational purposes. But, the answer that rang deeply in my being sounded more like solace.