Written by Bob Bendick | June 14th, 2012
The Farm Bill should be passed as it stands. We need to be able to agree that healthy lands and waters are essential to the productivity of agriculture and forest lands.
Written by Megan Sheehan | June 6th, 2012
Written by Mark Tercek | May 7th, 2012
May 9th marks the anniversary of one of the worst man-made disasters ever to hit the U.S.: the Dust Bowl. Our CEO explains how conservation practices put in place as a result have helped prevent similar catastrophic events.
Written by Bob Bendick | December 7th, 2011
While the Super Committee failed to agree on a plan to reduce the nation’s budget deficit, Bob Bendick found proof that government can still produce results that serve the broad interests of the American people.
Written by Mark Tercek | November 10th, 2011
Conservation spending did not cause the budget deficit and cutting conservation cannot fix it. In fact, supporting conservation is extremely important for our economy.
Written by Bob Bendick | November 3rd, 2011
This past year of budget cutting has revealed that America’s natural resource funding is a target for deep cuts. Will these programs be cut even more in the Budget Control Act process?
Written by Mark Tercek | August 12th, 2011
Our president and CEO looks at this new approach to conservation in America and explains the benefits it will provide to one of America’s most important large natural systems.
Written by Dave Mehlman | September 22nd, 2009
Successful bird conservation is far harder than it looks. But there are some wonderful examples out there that show how we can have more and better bird habitat and benefit people, too. One of the coolest examples that I know about is the work being done by The Nature Conservancy in Washington in the delta [...]
Written by David Cleary | January 10th, 2009
On the “every-cloud-has-a-silver-lining” principle…..the Christmas and year-end period is the busiest time of year for fundraisers in the developed world, and in a couple of weeks conservation organizations across North America and Europe will be seeing in the New Year by looking at their final-quarter numbers for 2008. It’s unlikely to be a very festive [...]