Written by Kameran Onley | October 8th, 2013
The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?
Written by Mark Tercek | July 18th, 2013
“My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state,” says environmental leader Jonathan Lash. Learn how Lash plans to prepare the next generation for these challenges in his position as president of Hampshire College.
Written by Kerry Crisley | July 3rd, 2013
Four in five American voters agree that conserving our country’s natural resources is patriotic. So what will you do this 4th of July to get the most of nature?
Written by Daniel White | July 3rd, 2013
This Independence Day, our guest blogger reflects on how fortunate we are that so much of America has been preserved for our enjoyment and enlightenment.
Written by Mark Tercek | June 25th, 2013
When it comes to boosting the economy and fighting climate change, President Obama declares it’s not an “either/or.” It’s a “both/and” approach. Learn more about his roadmap for America’s leadership on climate change.
Written by Mark Tercek | May 14th, 2013
CEO Mark Tercek and CARE CEO Helene Gayle talk about the intersections of poverty and the environment: “When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability.” Read the interview now.
Written by Bob Bendick | April 23rd, 2013
Almost unnoticed in Obama’s budget for 2014 is a strong commitment to the Land and Water Conservation Fund and, with that investment, the hope that this successful federal program will be renewed beyond its current expiration date in 2015.
Written by Mark Tercek | November 21st, 2012
Ken Burns called the Dust Bowl “one of the great cautionary tales of all time.” We learned, then, about the need to care for nature. Are we so absorbed today by political division that we cannot or will not heed nature’s latest warnings?
Written by Mark Tercek | November 7th, 2012
On Election Day, Americans agreed that conservation is a worthwhile investment. As we look ahead, President Obama and Congress have an opportunity to show their leadership on the preservation of our country’s natural heritage.
Written by Mark Tercek | November 2nd, 2012
Can both sides of the aisle come together to recognize the importance of investing in our lands and waters for people and wildlife?