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The Consequences of Overriding Cooper’s Farm Act Veto

This June, a fateful decision echoed through North Carolina’s House of Representatives. This set the stage for an environmental crisis with far-reaching ramifications. NC lawmakers chose to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the Farm Act (SB 582). Lawmakers have opened the door for the devastation of invaluable wetlands. The Farm Act: weakens clean water laws […]

Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Worse

Hurricanes are the United States’ deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey are the costliest hurricanes on record. They both resulted in approximately $125 billion worth of damages, and over 1,500 fatalities. Hurricanes also pose the biggest threat to coastal residents. As of 2010, 39% of the U.S. population resided in coastal shoreline […]

a boat rests on top of a pier after a hurricane

9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Wetland Forests

Wetland forests are swamps. They’re areas where water floods the soil. This can either be during the whole year or varying periods of time throughout the year. Swamps are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world. They’re comparable to coral reefs and rainforests. They support wildlife and provide several important ecosystem services. Here […]

a clump of pitcher plants, found exclusively in wetland forests

Woods & Wilds: The Podcast | Getting Free

An Interview with Reverend Michael Malcom Join Dogwood Alliance and SlaytheMic as we bring tales of connections to nature and music to you. This week our hosts Erniko Brown from Dogwood Alliance and Elizabeth Lashay from SlayTheMic talk with Reverend Michael Malcom about addressing the hurt in our communities, getting free, and making the movement work sexy. Listen […]

Why We Need Wetland Forests

Guest post written by Ha Do, a Dogwood Alliance intern. When I was a schoolgirl in Vietnam, wetland forests for me were a negligible part of my adventures to national parks or on the way to beaches with my family. I used to think that wetland forests, hundreds of miles away from where I live, […]

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