I live in St. Joseph County, Michigan. That’s the third county east of Lake Michigan, on the Indiana border. Residents describe it as “40 minutes east of Notre Dame”. The county has 60,000 residents, and our claim to fame is that we have more irrigated cropland than any other county east of the Mississippi. We […]
Tell us what you think! EPA Administrator explains the proposed carbon rules today.
Following on the heels of the Sabin article shared earlier this week, this interview of Naomi Klein by Jason Mark is even more pointed. “I think the Big Green groups are becoming deeply irrelevant. Some get a lot of money from corporations and rich donors and foundations, but their whole model is in crisis.” Click […]
This week, the Investigative Reporting Center at American University released a report connecting a little-known pledge signed by 143 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 25 senators to inaction on climate policy. The pledge, published by Americans for Prosperity (the article links AFP to the Koch family), is ostensibly an oath to the […]
Gabriel Gomez, the young, accomplished Republican running for the vacant United States Senate seat in Massachusetts, states quite clearly on his campaign website: “Climate change is real. However, while science says climate change is real, addressing the problem must be done rationally. Unfortunately, many solutions offered by politicians in Washington are not rational, and would […]
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 […]