“The efficacy of new governance models should appeal to the environmentalist or conservationist. The earlier conservation movement emerged from the Progressive Era with an emphasis on scientific management and top-down control. Moreover, modern environmentalism, at least since the 1970s, has focused, almost exclusively, on federalizing environmental management and regulation, with a helpful assist from delegated […]
At our annual Theodore Roosevelt Banquet on March 12, ConservAmerica will recognize the tremendous contribution to American conservation by Gifford Pinchot and the Pinchot Institute for Conservation. The Pinchot Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary this year of its founding at Grey Towers, the former Pinchot home in Pennsylvania. To learn more, watch this trailer for […]
Here is an excerpt from President Nixon’s annual message to Congress, delivered on January 22, 1970: “The great question of the seventies is, shall we surrender to our surroundings, or shall we make our peace with nature and begin to make reparations for the damage we have done to our air, to our land, and […]
Years after fighting to approve the Glen Canyon Dam, conservative/libertarian icon Barry Goldwater said: “What have we done to this beautiful desert, to our wild rivers? All that dam building on the Colorado, across the West, was a big mistake. What in the world were we thinking?” The LA Times wrote about Goldwater’s change of […]
CONSERVAMERICA’S THEODORE ROOSEVELT BANQUET “A Celebration of the GOP’s Great Conservation Heritage” Date: March 12, 2014 Place: Hyatt Regency Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC Time: 6:30PM Keynote Speaker: The Hon. Fred Upton Special Tribute to: Trammell S. Crow and Earth Day Texas Gifford Pinchot/The Pinchot Institute–50th Anniversary President […]
Daily Caller writer, blogger, and conservative commentator Matt Lewis interviewed former South Carolina Republican Congressman Bob Inglis this week. Take time to listen to an intelligent conversation on the right side of the issue. Matt Lewis Podcast
Conservation is a contact sport. We are very proud of a core group of members, led by the executive committee, in New Mexico who work tirelessly under the auspices of ConservAmerica to protect that beautiful state’s natural resources. Their recent advocacy has resulted in two big achievements: New Mexico’s fish and game department has partnered […]
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources collaborative program to study predator-prey relationships. A video camera is attached to a collar on a black bear. Watch the incredible eating machine by clicking “Post” below! Beware, our tummies are aching after watching it! Post by Michigan Predator-Prey Project.
Click on this link to read the Flood Insurance Coalition letter to Congress Toomey Flood Insurance Coalition The National Flood Insurance Program provides a perverse incentive to build in environmentally sensitive areas prone to storm surges and floods. The continued use of taxpayer dollars to subsidize the program is both fiscally and environmentally irresponsible.
Pew Research Center released its January 2014 poll of voter priorities. Pundits will point to the fact that just 49% of respondents believe ‘Protecting the environment’ is a priority and just 29% believe ‘Dealing with global warming’ is a priority and conclude that we simply shouldn’t do anything about either issue. Only three topics break […]