Tag: ken burns

Ken Burns’ ‘Dust Bowl’ a Cautionary Tale

Written by | November 21st, 2012

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Ken Burns called the Dust Bowl “one of the great cautionary tales of all time.” We learned, then, about the need to care for nature. Are we so absorbed today by political division that we cannot or will not heed nature’s latest warnings?

The National Parks-Nature Conservancy Connection

Written by | October 6th, 2009

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Tom Cassidy is director of of The Nature Conservancy’s federal land programs. America’s national parks are a constant in my life, both with my family and my work as the Conservancy’s director of federal land programs. And sometimes the parks, the Conservancy and my work and family come together…as in June 2008, when I traveled […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 2

Written by | October 2nd, 2009

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It’s Friday and you might already be thinking about your weekend, or at least the cocktail you’ll start the weekend with at 5:01 pm today. If you like your martinis straight-up and dry, this morning’s news round-up featuring climate change is for you. We hope it doesn’t leave you shaken… just a little stirred. Bill McKibben has […]

Congressional Fork in the Trail: Lasting Regret or Shared Legacy?

Written by | September 18th, 2009

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The Nature Conservancy submitted written testimony this week to a hearing before the House Committee on Natural Resources on HR 3534, The Consolidated Land, Energy and Aquatic Resources Act of 2009.  The hearing was held in the committee room along one of the long corridors of the Longworth House Office building.  Secretary of Interior Ken […]

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