May 28, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

Republicans Recognized

ConservAmerica president Rob Sisson and former EPA Administrator William Reilly at 2013 NWF Connies.

National Wildlife Federation held its annual Conservation(“Connies”) Awards dinner in Washington, D.C. on May 2. Two of our favorite Republicans were recognized. William Reilly, EPA Administrator for President George H. W. Bush, was presented the Ding Darling Award. (The award is named for the founder of NWF who was a Republican, too!) Special recognition was […]

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?

Get the Family Outside over the Holidays

Our American Eagle Compact partner, the National Audubon Society, conducts an annual Christmas Bird Count now through January 5. Need to get the kids away from the Xbox? Or get grandpa and his fickle digestive system out of the family room for a few hours? Why not round up the whole family for this wholesome […]

Earth Day Dallas 2012

We hope to see you there! Earth Day Dallas 2012 PSA (30 seconds) from Earth Day Dallas on Vimeo.

See a National Park Off the Beaten Path During Free Admission Week

See a National Park Off the Beaten Path During Free Admission Week

All 397 national parks will offer free admission during National Park Week, April 21-29. You can get in free to see our iconic national parks, the great places with the breathtaking scenery that defines America‚Äôs beauty: the Smokies, the Everglades, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone, for example. There is also plenty to see in […]

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 […]