As Dogwood Alliance celebrates its 20th anniversary, the local organization reflects on its accomplishments influencing the wood sourcing practices of some of America’s largest corporations. Now the group is poised to take on an even larger challenge: fighting European environmental regulations that Dogwood Alliance says are paradoxically endangering Southern forests.
Nonprofits Root Cause and EcoForesters celebrated local and regional efforts to promote sustainable forest stewardship and the use of local forest products on Nov. 12. The organizations presented four awards recognizing local groups and individuals who advocate for sound forest management practices.
The new Sparklehorse documentary screens in Sylva, film historian Frank Thompson delves into the works of John Ford and the 2016 Asheville 48 Hour Film Project winners are announced.
“Sourcing this energy from the Southeast is putting some of the world’s most biodiverse and precious forests at severe risk.”