Tag: family

Preserve Parent: Raising Kids at Silver Creek

Written by | April 11th, 2014

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It’s true that not many people show up for their birthday parties. But Dayna Gross’ kids track the seasons by elk bugles, play in the stream whenever they want and roam freely. Here’s what it’s like to grow up on a nature preserve — and to be a “preserve parent.”

Growing Up Wild: Wilderness Backpacking with My Daughter

Written by | April 9th, 2014

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A paper map and bear-proof canister provide the impetus for a wilderness adventure for blogger Randy Edwards and his daughter. Join them on their adventure into the Monongahela National Forest.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Helene Gayle

Written by | May 14th, 2013

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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.

Q&A with Revolution’s Zak Orth and Matt Pitts

Written by | April 15th, 2013

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NBC Revolution’s Zak Orth and Matt Pitts know a thing or two about living in a world without television, music and electricity. What would you do if the power went out?

Thinking Internationally About National Parks

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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What can American national parks teach us about conservation work in Asia and the Pacific? Jack Hurd takes family to Olympic National Park to investigate.

A Scientist’s Australian Reserve, for Nature and Family

Written by | August 28th, 2012

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Taking care of nature isn’t just a job for James Fitzsimons. In addition to directing conservation efforts for the Conservancy in Australia, he runs his own nature reserve that’s home to a wide range of interesting creatures. Take a look.

The Fish in the Ditch

Written by | August 1st, 2012

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Can a roadside ditch help conserve populations of fish? It may seem odd but those little channels may be vital in restoring northern pike populations.

Going Holistic: Health and Conservation Converge in Tanzania

Written by | June 21st, 2012

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The Conservancy’s David Banks and Pathfinder International’s Caroline Crosbie discuss how incorporating women’s, children’s and community health — along with gender equity — is critical to attaining a more sustainable human relationship with our planet.

Lessons from The Lorax

Written by | March 15th, 2012

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A trip to the screening of The Lorax teaches our global climate program director’s two daughters how nature makes their lives better.

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