Written by Darci Palmquist | June 12th, 2011
A surprising find on the Conservancy’s Independence Creek Preserve in West Texas leads to a late-night archaelogical dig… in the pouring rain.
Written by Nicole Levins | April 4th, 2011
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 Darci Palmquist | July 9th, 2010
Written by Nicole Levins | November 18th, 2009
Coke’s introducing the “PlantBottle.” Houston’s taking a modest step toward a greener image. Enviros are teaming up with the religious right to encourage climate action on the Hill. Today’s news is exceptionally cool AND green. Read on for more: What’s more important than reaching a global agreement in Copenhagen? Scientific American thinks a U.S.-China deal […]
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 Darci Palmquist | June 2nd, 2009
It’s a bright new day. Start it off on a green foot with our roundup of the top Cool Green Morning news links. Remember Sarajevo? One consequence of the seige that you might not have heard about was the massive destruction of the city’s trees. A new study documents the damage and recovery of an urban forest. In response […]
Written by Clay Carrington | May 14th, 2009
“Some see the glass as half empty, and some see it as half full. Conservationists see the glass as too big.” I chuckled when I read that quote recently in a profile of John Karges, the peerless Texas naturalist and wildlife biologist. Clever aphorisms aside, optimism and conservation can often be difficult to reconcile. […]
Written by Clay Carrington | April 13th, 2009
I’ve always been a little wary of polls. They often call to mind political hatchet men or Madison Avenue hucksters. Occasionally, though, polls can make even a cynic like me take heart. Two recent polls – conducted by independent research companies on behalf of The Nature Conservancy and partner organizations — surveyed voters in Texas and […]