Written by Mark Tercek | November 4th, 2013
Interior Secretary Jewell announces a commitment to mitigation in her conservation agenda — and her support for national parks and inspiring future generations of nature-lovers.
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 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 Joe Fargione | July 5th, 2012
Is protection of the environment a partisan issue? Not at all. Our lead scientist for conservation in North America explains why.
Written by Bob Bendick | July 3rd, 2012
A new public opinion poll done for the Conservancy reveals that the overwhelming majority of Americans still believe in conserving our natural resources and that they consider conservation patriotic.
Written by Bob Bendick | December 23rd, 2011
Americans are increasingly separated from the natural world, but recent events on Capitol Hill present evidence that we’re not disconnected from nature.
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 Bob Bendick | July 19th, 2011
Conservation in America is facing a major crisis which has forced the Conservancy to take unprecedented action. Bob Bendick explains what we’ve done and why.
Written by Brad Parker | March 28th, 2011
Keith Curley, director of government affairs for Trout Unlimited, reacts to a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and its potential harm to our nation’s fish and wildlife populations.