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Does NC Executive Order To Protect Wetlands Go Far Enough?

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 06:12

On Monday, Governor Cooper released Executive Order 305. This order aims to protect North Carolina’s wetlands. The order seeks to conserve one million new acres of natural lands with a focus on wetlands. It will also restore and reforest one million new acres of forests and wetlands. Additionally, it will plant one million new trees […]

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Understanding Forest Dieback In The US South

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 05:07

Have you ever looked at a forest and noticed a patch of dead trees amidst a sea of green? It’s a concerning sight, isn’t it? You might be wondering, “What causes some forests to suffer and die?” Imagine standing on top of a majestic mountain. You’re gazing at the surrounding landscape. But it’s not vibrant […]

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Is Biomass a Good or Bad Investment?

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 01:45

Biomass is sometimes called bioenergy, wood pellets, woody biomass, and more. Biomass means burning wood and other organic materials to produce energy in power plants. Governments incentivize biomass production and combustion to help them meet renewable energy goals. Biomass producers receive billions of tax dollars every year to prop up their unsustainable industry. But is […]

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Dogwood Alliance is Hiring a North Carolina State Manager

Sun, 01/21/2024 - 22:00

Dogwood Alliance has a new job opportunity: NC State Manager. We’re seeking qualified applicants. We value and respect all types of diversity. We strongly encourage applicants from marginalized groups to apply. Job Title: North Carolina State Manager Reports to: Organizing Director Location: Remote, based in North Carolina (preferably near Raleigh or east of Raleigh). NC […]

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Dogwood Alliance is Hiring a Campaigns Director

Fri, 01/19/2024 - 06:59

Dogwood Alliance has a new job opportunity: Campaigns Director. We’re seeking qualified applicants. We value and respect all types of diversity. We strongly encourage applicants from marginalized groups to apply. About the Campaigns Director Role The Campaigns Director will handle our federal campaigns. This role involves: leading campaign activities with partners and coalitions at the […]

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What Is a Green Roof Garden?

Wed, 01/10/2024 - 04:25

In recent years, green roof gardens have gained popularity. People recognize the many benefits that green roofs offer. But what exactly are green roofs? Let’s explore this sustainable and exciting form of urban gardening. Understanding Green Roof Systems A green roof is a type of garden that is installed on the roof of a building. […]

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Embrace Rest in 2024: The New New Year’s Resolution

Thu, 01/04/2024 - 05:03

Embracing Rest: Recharge, Refocus, and Thrive As a new year begins, resolutions take center stage. There are ambitions to hit the gym or overhaul diets. But let’s shine a light on an essential resolution that’s often neglected. For a fulfilling 2024, we must prioritize REST. We’re part of a powerful movement that spotlights forests, climate, […]

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The Oldest Trees in the South

Mon, 12/18/2023 - 05:00

Have you ever wondered about the oldest giant trees? Those that have stood tall for centuries in the Southern region of the United States? These remarkable trees are key to our natural history. They provide valuable insights into the past. But what makes a tree “ancient”? Age, of course! We can figure out the age […]

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Does the Clean Water Act Protect Wetlands?

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 05:02

This is a guest post by Fiona Ouma, a 2023 Duke Fellow at Dogwood Alliance. What is the Clean Water Act? The Clean Water Act (CWA) is a federal law in the United States. It plays a significant role in safeguarding the country’s wetlands. Wetlands are an important part of our ecosystem. They’re often vulnerable […]

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Season 4 of Woods & Wilds: The Podcast Is Out Now!

Mon, 11/20/2023 - 05:29

Season 3 of Woods & Wilds: The Podcast is out NOW!These seven episodes were recorded live at our annual Woods & Wilds Storytelling event

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Statement: The Future of Enviva

Thu, 11/09/2023 - 10:45

This morning, Enviva, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood pellets, announced doubts about its survival. They shared this on their quarterly call with shareholders. The company cited: 3rd quarter losses of almost $100M bad long-term contracts operational challenges They are projecting even greater losses in the 4th quarter. Both the financial outlook and the company’s […]

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Art About Climate Change: The Power of Visual Storytelling For Environmental Advocacy

Tue, 11/07/2023 - 09:25

Climate change is a pressing issue that affects our planet and future generations. Yet, conveying the urgency and impact of the climate crisis can be challenging. This is where visual storytelling comes into play. Through art, photography, and other visual mediums, we can educate and inspire. Together, we can bridge the gap between scientific data […]

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Learn About Flying Squirrels In The US South

Tue, 10/31/2023 - 04:40

If you’ve ever encountered a flying squirrel, you were lucky! Maybe you were in awe of their grace. These small creatures are unique and adorable. They’ve got large eyes, soft fur, and the ability to glide through the air. Flying squirrels are found across the United States, including the South. Let’s take a deep dive […]

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