Tag: land and water conservation fund

Heeding Teddy Roosevelt’s Words: Investing in Nature Is Investing in America

Written by | March 11th, 2011

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Our president and CEO Mark Tercek urges Congress and the White House to remember what Roosevelt called “our duty” to steward the country’s natural resources.

The 2011 Budget Could Jeopardize Our Environmental Commitment to Our Children

Written by | March 2nd, 2011

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See why our director of U.S. Government Relations says if we don’t act now we could be returning to the days of Love Canal and the Dust Bowl.

Americans Needed: To Save the Great Outdoors

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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President Obama has put forth a call to protect America’s lands and waters. And now it’s up to communities across the nation to answer–here’s how you can support the effort.

America’s Exceptional Conservation Tradition Hangs in the Balance

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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One aspect of our history very clearly sets us apart from the rest of the world. Our director of U.S. government relations says it’s at risk now more than ever. Can a single initiative turn the tide?

Congress Must Protect the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Written by | December 13th, 2010

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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.

Voters Gave One Issue Bipartisan Support

Written by | November 4th, 2010

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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.

Speak Up for Nature! Send a Message to President Obama

Written by | September 22nd, 2010

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We want 1 million Americans to share their ideas on protecting the places they love. The Conservancy’s president and CEO Mark Tercek explains how you can make a difference.

Let’s Make America More Like Block Island

Written by | September 17th, 2010

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The most important conservation legislation in decades is now pending in the U.S. Senate. See why the Land and Water Conservation Fund is so important and how you can support its passage.

Funding Our Conservation Legacy

Written by | July 27th, 2010

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A source of government funding for state and national parks has been short-changed for 45 years—despite a ready stream of revenue from oil and gas. Can we finally correct this mistake?

Toward 21st Century Conservation: The White House Conservation Conference

Written by | April 17th, 2010

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A recent White House conference holds great promise for a new conservation approach — but making it work will require commitment, cooperation and adequate funds.

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