Written by Megan Sheehan | May 2nd, 2013
Written by Madeline Breen | April 27th, 2013
A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From D.C. to Afghanistan, over 12,000 nature-lovers celebrated Earth Day outdoors with good food and great company.
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 27th, 2012
Written by Bob Bendick | December 13th, 2010
This week, Congress has the opportunity to take action on an issue with massive bipartisan support. Our expert explains why it needs to happen, and how you can help.
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | September 3rd, 2010
See why Conservancy scientist Patrick McCarthy says similar fires closer to home provided concrete evidence of climate change.
Written by Bob Lalasz | November 6th, 2009
No, this isn’t a very good photo, is it? That’s probably because it’s an insanely good photo! Take a deep breath…and fall into White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, courtesy of Lightchaser/Flicker and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images, submitted to the Conservancy’s [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | October 13th, 2009
Yes, I’m an avid birder and professional bird conservationist — but that doesn’t mean I don’t take time for other flying things…like hundreds of thousands of bats. I took a few days off in late August and went down to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park in southeastern New Mexico, an easy drive for me from [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | August 20th, 2009
Here’s an update on the whereabouts of the Long-billed Curlews that were tagged in Montana this past May, the 7 birds seemed to have temporarily settled down. We’ll see if they stay there or continue to move as fall draws nearer. Of the 7 birds, 3 are now in the southern United States and 4 are [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | July 9th, 2009
In late June, I posted about the new project to track Long-billed Curlew migrations from eastern Montana. Well, the fall migration has started for these birds and they are moving out! As of early this week, 4 of the 7 birds had taken off and left the Montana prairie for points south. Currently, one bird is in [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | May 1st, 2009
Most of you probably missed it, but last weekend marked the 8th annual High Plains Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival in Milnesand, New Mexico (its hard to find, though I’ve put a picture above to help out!). I’ve been a participant and field trip leader for the festival for many years and it’s one of the highlights [...]