When news broke over the weekend that the IRS had targeted conservative groups registered as 501(c)4 organizations, we weren’t surprised. Our tax attorney advised us nearly a year ago to be careful not to wander from our core mission because he had heard about the increased scrutiny in the D.C. grapevine. Yes, ConservAmerica is a [...]
The United States Department of Agriculture released a new report on honey bees this week. Since 2006, more than 25% of honey bee colonies have been lost to a mystery called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Scientists have yet to pin-point the blame; but mites, viruses, molds, pesticides, drought, climate change, and GMO crops are all [...]
The home state of ConservAmerica’s president, Rob Sisson, has a storied conservation tradition. Michigan has always been a national leader in public lands, parks, and water conservation. Many of the great conservationists in American history have passed time in the Great Lake state,and most likely at University of Michigan’s prestigious School of Natural Resources or [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2013 SPITZER, HAYWORTH NAMED TO CONSERVAMERICA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Phoenix, AZ- Tina Beattie, chairwoman of ConservAmerica, announced today that Marc Spitzer and Nan Hayworth have been named to the organization’s board of directors. Mr. Spitzer is a native of Pennsylvania. He attended Dickinson College and the University of Michigan Law [...]
Justin Gillis, writing in The New York Times, starts: “This might be a good time to take a look at the most important environmental law that nobody has ever heard of. The real estate industry fought that law bitterly in Congress, but lost, and it landed on Ronald Reagan’s desk in 1982. The president not [...]
Montana’s lone congressman, Steve Daines, is upholding the GOP’s great conservation legacy. Here’s an article in High Country News about his support for the North Fork Watershed Protection Act which protects 400,000 acres of Big Sky country. Want to encourage and thank the Congressman? Click here for his office email form.
Rush Limbaugh is a highly successful entertainer. Heck, he probably pays more taxes than the general revenue of the city of which I used to be mayor. That kind of success should be celebrated. Unfortunately, his act—really a caricature—gets in the way of some of the really good work he’s done on other issues. Yesterday, [...]