October 25, 2014

Conservation is Conservative

Audubon, ConservAmerica Flying Together

American Eagle. Credit Pen Waggener/ CC By 2.0

Audubon and ConservAmerica are partnering to send the message that conservation is a non-partisan, All-American value. Read about this unique partnership in Audubon Magazine.

National Public Lands Day

America's Public Lands

Today is National Public Lands Day. ConservAmerica and its members are strong supporters of public lands. Why not take a moment today to urge your representatives and senators to support the Land and Water Conservation Fund? Click here!

We Endorse Scott Brown for U.S. Senate

Senator Scott Brown (R-MA)

ConservAmerica Endorses Scott Brown for Senate Senator Lauded for Environmental Commitment ConservAmerica, a national grassroots organization of conservation-minded Republicans, is pleased to endorse Scott Brown for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. Senator Brown is a thoughtful, stewardship-minded problem solver who is able to rise above partisanship to safeguard our environment. This quality is […]

Sequoia National Park’s Birthday

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On this date in 1890, Republican president Benjamin Harrison signed legislation authorizing Sequoia National Park.

Thirteen Thank You’s

Rep. Dave Reichert (WA)

Kudos to 13 House Republicans who voted against legislation that bundles together poorly conceived proposals that would weaken clean air, clean water, and public lands protections. Today, the House passed HR 3409. The bill’s advertised purpose is to help the coal industry, but it goes too far with a broadside attack on public health and […]

The Passing of a Great American: Russell Train

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Our nation has lost a great environmental leader. Russell Train played a pivotal role in shaping many of our nation’s landmark environmental laws–laws that have significantly cleaned up the pollution that fouled our air and water so much in the late 1960s and early 1970s. One of President Nixon’s principle environmental advisers, he is also […]

Conservative Quote of the Week

Calvin Coolidge: “There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.”

Reagan’s Big Win for the Environment: 25 Years Ago Today

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By Jim DiPeso, ConservAmerica Vice President-Policy Today is the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol, the most successful environmental treaty in world history. We have President Ronald Reagan to thank for what he rightfully called this “monumental achievement.” The Montreal Protocol phased out chemicals that deplete the upper atmosphere’s ozone layer, which […]

How Green is Your President?

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By David Jenkins, Vice President-Government Affairs A senior representative of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) was just quoted in the press as saying: “The president (Obama) has been the greenest president we’ve ever had.” Seriously? That is quite a claim, especially considering that President Obama has been roundly criticized for not doing enough to […]

Are you a fan of “Glamping”?

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Glamping, a portmanteau for “glamorous camping,” takes the great outdoors and adds indoor conveniences like air conditioning, private bathrooms and king-sized beds. High-end tents have long been a staple on safari trips in Africa and Asia, but the trend recently took hold in Europe and has made its way to the United States in the […]