Written by Madeline Van Tassel | June 29th, 2012
We interrupt your daily scheduled program with this magnificent photograph of a turkey tail mushroom. Flickr user RonG58 shot this interesting polypore in Winthrop, Maine and submitted it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. Great shot! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like […]
Written by Mark Tercek | June 11th, 2012
Today’s dam removal along Maine’s Penobscot River proves that smart collaboration can lead to important benefits for both nature and people.
Written by Glenn Prickett | March 13th, 2012
Senator Snowe and Representative Dicks are part of a great tradition of American leaders who’ve understood that conservation is an American value that brings together Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals.
Written by Mark Tercek | March 23rd, 2011
Nature Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek looks at innovative ways fishermen and environmentalists are working together to keep fish populations healthy.
Written by Bob Bendick | November 4th, 2010
The political landscape is as divisive as ever. But in this week’s elections one type of ballot measure had a passage rate of 83 percent. Our policy expert looks at the issue that brought voters together.
Written by Bob Lalasz | June 12th, 2009
Isaac Mizrahi, Alaska, kicky pumps, salmon leather. Stumped? OK, let’s try another one: Kate Spade, Bolivia, handbags, palm leaves. No? How about Maya Lin, red maple, Maine? Such Riddle-of-the-Sphinx juxtapositions define Design for a Living World, an exhibition now showing at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City through January 4, 2010. The exhibition, organized […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 13th, 2009
Can lynx, marten and logging all get along in the same woods? That’s the question The Nature Conservancy and partners at the University of Maine are trying to answer in a 40-mile stretch of woods along Maine’s St. John River. The challenge lies in the different habitat needs of each animal: Martens like to cruise through the treetops and therefore need the latticework […]