Tag: open space

3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

Written by | December 22nd, 2011


You can’t find these gifts in any store, but you can find them in nature. Scientist Jon Hoekstra shares his hopes for kids today.

Of Lions and Border Lines

Written by | July 8th, 2010


A study of mountain lions reveals just how important conservation on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is. And protecting a buffer of open space could help make the border easier to secure, says Conservancy scientist Scott Morrison.

Nature Conservation + Renewable Energy = Personal Action

Written by | April 21st, 2009


Renewable energy is most definitely not my area of expertise. Nor is conservation planning for that matter. But recent news, developments and blog posts by colleagues who know more have me thinking. The issue is how to make room for all the new renewable energy we will need to move to a low-carbon economy, in […]

Into the Woods with Joe Paterno

Written by | January 10th, 2009


With most college football fans still talking about last Thursday’s BCS championship game, I’m still smarting from the thumping Penn State received in the Rose Bowl. But I know my beloved Nittany Lions will be back. Penn State has announced a three-year contract extension for Coach Joe Paterno, who turned 82 in December. Paterno, the […]

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