April 18, 2014

Growing a Greener GOP From the Ground Up

Congressman Fitzpatrick Honored for Defending Endangered Species Act

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, center, accepts award for his co-sponsorship of an amendment to stop proposed weakening of the Endangered Species Act. Presenting the award in a Washington, DC ceremony are, left, ConservAmerica Vice President David Jenkins and, right, Jamie Rappaport Clark, executive vice president of Defenders of Wildlife.

ConservAmerica joined with other conservation organizations to honor Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pennsylvania) for his co-sponsorship last year of a legislative amendment to defend the Endangered Species Act against a bill that would have blocked the addition of imperiled plants and animals to the threatened and endangered species lists. Fitzpatrick helped secure House passage on July […]

Congressman Dold (R-IL) Speaks Up for Protecting Arctic Refuge

Congressman Bob Dold (R-IL) spoke out on the House floor today (February 15) against opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, which has been proposed as part of an ill-conceived bill to earmark speculative oil drilling revenues to transportation projects. Oil drilling is not appropriate in America’s largest wildlife refuge, which President Dwight […]

Video: Huntsman on The Tonight Show

Governor Jon Huntsman made a guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday, February 8, 2012. In this clip, he discusses the GOP’s great conservation tradition.

Breathtaking video from Yosemite

President Abraham Lincoln granted Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to California for public enjoyment and recreation in 1864. Yosemite National Park is now one of the 10 most visited national parks in the United States. This is why… Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite on Vimeo.

Getting Past Groundhog Day on Energy

Searching for post-Groundhog Day energy consensus (P.F. Lindner - iStockPhoto)

It’s Groundhog Day. Recalling the fantasy comedy of the same name, Senator Lisa Murkowski, the Alaskan who is the ranking Republican on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, mused yesterday about the prospects for the federal government breaking out of a pattern of rehashing the same energy issues it’s been stuck on for decades. Where […]