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Ironically Enough, Teddy Roosevelt Thwarted By Wildlife

8/17/2011 // By Miles Grant

Does this need rational explanation? I feel like maybe it should stand alone as a work of surrealist art. OK, fine: So the Washington Nationals baseball team has a nightly Presidents Race among George (George Washington), Tom (Thomas Jefferson), Abe (Abraham […] Read more >

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Three Things to Learn from Bison Conservation

5/23/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

The bison, or American buffalo, roamed the plains and woodlands of North America tens of thousands of years ago. It was a contemporary of saber-toothed cats, woolly mammoths and woolly rhinos but was a better survivor: the bison is the largest […] Read more >

Alaska Brown Bear on Admiralty Island by April Carpenter

President’s Day: How Animals Lead

2/16/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

President’s Day weekend was set aside to honor the memory of our first president, George Washington,  celebrating his skillful leadership at the dawn of our history as a nation. Leadership and hierarchies seem to come naturally to humans, helping to […] Read more >

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Changing Times for the Gray Wolf

1/27/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Political, social and cultural progress on conservation issues are often slow in arriving, but when seen from atop the arc of time, the progress conservationists have made on some issues is just amazing. Below are comments that reflect how attitudes […] Read more >

TR's Birthday / Illustration by Max Greenberg

On Teddy Roosevelt’s Birthday, Taking To The Bully Pulpit For Wildlife (Part I)

10/27/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Today we celebrate what would be the 152nd birthday of a man so mighty he made a pince-nez and a vest look tough. Rough Rider, Trustbuster, Bull Moose Environmentalist: Teddy Roosevelt. Read more >

Moonrise near Homer Alaska by Doug Kaufman

What They’ve Said: Meditations on Nature

10/21/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Here are some thoughts—bestowed on us by various scholars, sages, theorists, etc. down through the years—that comment on or raise questions about nature, animals, conservation and related topics. Some of these observations are inspirational; many are just perspectives from a […] Read more >

October 11: Have You Hugged Your Wildlife Refuge Today?

10/10/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

National Wildlife Refuge Week started today–a great time of year to get outdoors and the natural world. In a press release about the Week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said: “President Teddy Roosevelt established tiny Pelican Island in Florida in 1903 as […] Read more >

National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11

10/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt officially started the National Wildlife Refuge System when he protected Pelican Island Refuge in Florida. Some years later, In 1934, and after the ad hoc addition of more refuges along with the passage of the Migratory Bird […] Read more >

President Obama Points Out The Role of Hunters and Anglers in America’s Conservation History

9/26/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

To acknowledge National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, President Obama has released a special White House proclamation that reflects the many decades that hunters and anglers in the U.S. have supported funding and have been volunteers for creating wildlife […] Read more >

Having a (Green) Ball

1/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

If you weren’t one of the lucky thousands packed into the National Portrait Gallery last week for the Green Inaugural Ball, you missed the best and greenest party of the year! Musical acts included Will.i.am. (of the Black Eyed Peas), […] Read more >

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