November 24, 2014

Conservation is Conservative

Conservative Quote of the Week: His Holiness Benedict XVI

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.”

Five Things You Can Do

Zion National Park. Photo by Rob Sisson

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 […]

Presidents Day–Who’s the Greenest?

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 […]

Medill On The Hill: Is the Hill Ready to tackle climate?

Medill School of Journalism (Northwestern University) recently interviewed ConservAmerica’s Rob Sisson and Energy & the Enterprise Institute’s Alex Bozmoski. Click here to read interview.

Washington Times Interview

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. […]

Sisson to Speak at Colgate University

Rob Sisson speaking at ConservAmerica's annual Theodore Roosevelt Banquet.

ConservAmerica president Rob Sisson will speak at Colgate University on February 22. The event will be held at Colgate’s Alana Cultural Center in Hamilton, New York, at noon. The public is invited to listen as Sisson discusses the Republican Party’s great conservation tradition and current issues.

Valentine’s Day Romance in the Parks

Check out this cool video couples getting engaged in our national parks. Help us find the most romantic spot in our national parks, forests, and monuments! Where would you most like to take your Valentine?

Tweeting the State of the Union

Join the conversation at #CAsotu as the ConservAmerica community and president Rob Sisson (@Rob_Sisson) tweet live during today’s State of the Union address and Senator Marco Rubio’s GOP response.

New Mexico Members’ Howling Success

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, […]

Pure Michigan Offers Cash Prizes

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.