Celebrate July 4th with a Charming Weekend Getaway

I am a fan of the long weekend. So much is possible when the weekend consists of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I recently escaped the bustle, humidity and partisanship in …

In Pursuit of Passion: From Corporate Chief to Cancer Advocate

The is the next interiew in the series “In Pursuit of Passion.” I have met many interesting people on my travels as Executive Vice President of National Wildlife Federation.  In this …

In Pursuit of Passion: A Love of Cars and Nature=Chevy Volt

Interview with Valerie Zelko, the third post in my series on passion.

In Pursuit of Passion: Change Starts at Home Over Dinner

I first met Laurie David 20 years ago when she was living in New York City.  Since then she  has become a force for change.  As part of my series on passion, I interviewed …

Jaime Matyas

In Pursuit of Passion

Valentine’s Day has always seemed odd to me.  Don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate. But I’ve never understood the need for outpouring of love on one designated day. Is the …

Reflections: Inspiration and Oil

As a stereotypical type A, I’ve been reflecting on 2010.  Why wait till New Year’s? I am thankful for NWF supporters who have played an important role in helping NWF …

Remembering Craig: A Happy Sad Day

Last Monday we dedicated the pond and habitat at the National Wildlife Federation’s Virginia headquarters to our beloved and former Chief Naturalist, Craig Tufts, who lost his battle with brain …

The Nature of Childhood Needs More Nature

It’s hard to believe 3 months have passed since the day I spent on a flat bottom boat, under the raging Gulf sun, surrounded by oil, meandering through the Gulf …

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