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.

Welcome Tyson, Our New Program Director

Tyson Miller is no rookie when it comes to fighting for change. For the past 20 years, he ran SEE Innovation, an environmental organization creating effective programs. Tyson helped to create the anthology, Dream of a Nation, that chronicles the success models in environmental education. The book is in 30 thousand schools and reaching countless students each day.

Washington Post Biomass Editorial Underscores Need to Value Standing Forests

Last week’s editorial “The EPA’s not-so-green emissions plan” in the Washington Post rightfully asserted that a wholesale switch from coal to wood as a fuel source for generating electricity would take us in the wrong direction on climate change. It would increase carbon emissions at the smokestack, while also degrading forests’ ability to remove and store carbon from the atmosphere. But the note at the end…