Tag: Clay Carrington

Conservancy’s Laura Huffman on the Gulf Oil Spill and What’s Next

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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What’s next for the Gulf? The Nature Conservancy’s Laura Huffman says Texas Gulf restoration projects can lead the way.

Green Your E This April 1!

Written by | April 1st, 2010

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Want to green your computing? Clay Carrington offers tips — from composting your tweets and IMs to demanding shade-grown javascript — that can make your e-world so much more eco-friendly, this April 1 and all year long…

The Readers’ Top 10 River Songs

Written by | March 3rd, 2010

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More than 140 people responded to Jeff Opperman’s post about his favorite river songs with their own suggestions — but which of those were the most popular?

My Top 10 Water Songs: The Unheralded (and Mostly Texas) Edition

Written by | February 11th, 2010

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The search for the top 10 H2O-themed songs continues as Clay Carrington gives us his favorite watery tunes…most from Texas, some not. Have you heard any of these?

It’s Still Not Easy Bein’ Green: The Plight of Gopher Frogs

Written by | May 29th, 2009

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Thanks to the Conservancy’s work restoring gopher frogs in Georgia, Kermit’s not the only amphibian on PBS anymore.

Where Is The Spot-Tailed Earless Lizard?

Written by | May 14th, 2009

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  “Some see the glass as half empty, and some see it as half full. Conservationists see the glass as too big.” I chuckled when I read that quote recently in a profile of John Karges, the peerless Texas naturalist and wildlife biologist. Clever aphorisms aside, optimism and conservation can often be difficult to reconcile. […]

New Poll Results: Nature Wins

Written by | April 13th, 2009

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I’ve always been a little wary of polls. They often call to mind political hatchet men or Madison Avenue hucksters. Occasionally, though, polls can make even a cynic like me take heart. Two recent polls – conducted by independent research companies on behalf of The Nature Conservancy and partner organizations — surveyed voters in Texas and […]

Howard Cheek and the Relevance of Beauty

Written by | April 3rd, 2009

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With so much attention being paid to the entirety of America’s bird species, this might be a good time to take a closer look at a few individual birds. A cardinal, perhaps, with wings stretched wide for a soft landing; or a ruby-throated hummingbird, frozen in mid-flight, its tiny, feathered body floating against a deep […]

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