Conservation

A small turtle surrounded by water takes in some sun atop a clump of grass and mud.

Continuing Sackett v. EPA into 2023 and the Potential Impact on Environmental Justice

This blog is the third in a three-part series. Here are the first and second parts. Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency challenges both the authority and the integrity of the … Read more

Quiz: How Many Eyes Can You Identify?

Can you guess which animal each eye belongs to? Look closely at the images of the eyes and see if you can identify the creature they belong to. Good luck! … Read more

A water fowl with feathers of black, white, gray, and brown is sitting in the water.

Clean water is a public right, but it is also…

This blog is the second in a three-part series. Here are the first and third parts. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) held opening arguments on Sackett v. … Read more

State of the Birds Report Underscores Important Successes of Conservation Legislation

The birds are not alright. North America has lost 3 billion breeding birds since 1970 — a loss of nearly 1 in 4, according to the 2022 State of the … Read more

Large, tan and brown boulders stand against a blue sky. There are images carved onto the face of the boulders.

Saving Caja del Rio in New Mexico

There’s a reason New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment: it is filled with abundant wildlife, vast mountain ranges, alpine forests, sweeping desert landscapes, and stunning sunsets. This … Read more

Inland fisheries biologist.

What’s Good for Biologists Is Good for Wildlife

Hanging out of airplanes with net launchers. Climbing trees to peer into bird nests. Crawling into bear dens.  Wildlife biologists get to do some pretty cool things. But their envy-invoking … Read more

aerial view of dam

A Note to Our Canadian Neighbors: Dirty Mining Doesn’t Pan Out

Last summer confirmed what climate scientists have been telling us for decades:  Extreme climate events are the new normal. Witness Yellowstone, Kentucky, or St. Louis where catastrophic, once-in-a-1000-year flooding events … Read more

COP27 sign

Inside COP27— Key Takeaways 

Over the last two weeks, world leaders, negotiators, and thousands of other participants converged in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP27, the 27th meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework … Read more

illustrated bird

When We Save Wildlife, We Save Ourselves

More than one-third of best-known plant and animal species across the country are at heightened risk of disappearing. Facing shrinking habitats, climate change, disease and other threats, wildlife need our … Read more

Lauderdale Lakes City Commissioner, Beverly Williams

Expanding Tree Canopy and Environmental Stewardship in Broward County, FL

Broward County, Florida, is nestled in southeastern Florida, just north of Miami-Dade County with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Everglades to the west. It is Florida’s second-most … Read more