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Fireflies in Brooklyn: Camping Under the Stars in New York City

6/30/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

“Do you want to see the fireflies, honey?” That is what I heard a mother say to her daughter when I was walking in one of this country’s most urban and diverse places in the country – Brooklyn, NY. The […] Read more >

Northeast Conservation Leadership: 39 Groups Oppose Dirty Tar Sands Project

6/9/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Without conservation-minded Northeast residents and elected officials, this country would have never stopped the destruction of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, protected the old growth forests in the Pacific Northwest, or won countless other victories on behalf of nature and the […] Read more >

Wildlife Need Safe Crossings

A Moose Stole the Show: People and Wildlife Need Safe Wildlife Crossings

5/24/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

I can tell you “this just doesn’t happen”. Conservationists don’t organize a press conference to bring attention to a critical wildlife crossing and end up causing a traffic jam. Not even close… Read more >

Migrating Canada Geese

Leadership for Nature

4/12/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

To solve today’s conservation challenges, we need great leaders. These leaders need to understand not only the severity and complexity of today’s problems, but more importantly they need to recognize how organizations and our culture have changed over the last […] Read more >

Lady Gaga

An Open Letter to Lady Gaga

3/14/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Dear Lady Gaga: I, like my thirteen year old daughter, really dig your music. I have been thinking that your song “dirty, dirty, rich” was written to alert us Americans about the latest fossil fuel peddlers “crack” to feed America’s oil addiction. Read more >

Owen Byrne

Is This How Your Family Cuts Its Budget?

2/17/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Politicians draw the analogy between cutting the federal budget and how families cut their spending. But when times get tough, do families decide to cut back on clean water and clean air for their children? Read more >

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