Tag: national park service

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.

Wild Success for Channel Islands Bald Eagle Restoration Program

Written by | April 30th, 2012

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Wildlife biologist Peter Sharpe shares why the 2012 bald eagle nesting season on California’s Channel Islands has already exceeded expectations.

The 2011 State of the Birds Report

Written by | May 3rd, 2011

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This year’s report takes a look at U.S. public lands and their critical importance as bird habitat. Dave Mehlman, the Conservancy’s migratory bird expert, contributed to the report and shares his insights.

Live Eagle Cam: A New View on Nesting Bald Eagles

Written by | April 18th, 2011

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Bald eagles are once again nesting on our Santa Cruz Island preserve, this time at a new location. Biologist Peter Sharpe explains what’s happening at the new site.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 3

Written by | November 3rd, 2010

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Snakes and dolphins and…ballot measures? Oh my!

  1. Get the scoop on yesterday’s election results– and what they mean for the environment. (Grist)
  2. Hooray! The rarest snake in the world is making a comeback. (Mongabay)
  3. Why isn’t America’s diversity reflected in national park visitors? One park ranger (and Oprah) is on the case. (NYT)
  4. Baby dolphins get by with a little help from their moms’ friends. (Wired)
  5. Re: climate change: sure, the planet will eventually heal, but it’ll take like 100,000 years. Seriously. (Treehugger)

Solving Problems That Don’t Exist—Yet

Written by | October 20th, 2010

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An extremely rare bird that occurs on only one island off California faces an unusual conservation problem. Our scientist explains the unique ways we’re fighting to save it.

Honoring America’s Great Outdoors in the Great Outdoors

Written by | June 8th, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bob Bendick reports from the first public outreach session of the America’s Great Outdoors initiative…and reflects on the great Montana setting where it took place.

Return of Eagle Nest Cam

Written by | March 4th, 2010

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The bald eagles of California’s Santa Cruz Island have returned to their nests. And once again, the egg-olution will be televised by webcam — find out more!

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