In recognition of his last day in office, a fitting quote from Pope Benedict XVI: “The environment is God’s gift to everyone, and in our use of it we have a responsibility toward the poor, toward future generations, and toward humanity as a whole.”
When people join ConservAmerica, or find us on Facebook, they will contact the office and ask, “How can I help?” Here are five things you can do to restore the GOP’s great conservation tradition: 5. Write a letter to the editor of your local or regional newspaper, or to a favorite periodical, to remind people [...]
Corporate Knights polled environmental organizations in 2012 to create a list of the greenest U.S. presidents. The report can be read here. The top two names on the list? Republicans, of course! Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Nixon. Some others list George W. Bush because of his personal interest in energy efficiency and sustainability, and his [...]
Writer Joseph F. Cotto interviews ConservAmerica president Rob Sisson. Click here to read part 1 of entire article, and here to read part 2. Cotto: Protecting forests and waterways is key to our national future. Can this be accomplished through center-right public policy? Sisson: Absolutely. Conservation of public lands and waters enjoys broad bi-partisan support. [...]
ConservAmerica’s dedicated members in New Mexico have been vocal and tireless advocates for the Mexican Gray Wolf. The population of lobos has grown by 30% year-over-year. The Albuquerque Journal reports on the wolf recovery effort here. For more information or to learn how you might support continued efforts to protect this species, contact Bill Wiley, [...]
The State of Michigan, through its Pure Michigan program, has conceived a public-private partnership to spur entrepreneurial solutions to social issues, including environmental topics. Republican Governor Rick Snyder believes Michigan’s natural resources are a key to his state’s economic success and the well-being of its citizens. Read more of the first-in-the-nation challenge here.