October 13, 2015

Conservation is Conservative

GOP Resolution on Environmental Stewardship

Rep. Reichert speaking at ConservAmerica's Theodore Roosevelt Banquet

Today, Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY) introduced a resolution calling on Congress to study conservative approaches to climate change, climate security, and adaptation. This link to Rep. Gibson’s Congressional website provides more detail. In addition to Rep. Gibson, the following ten members co-sponsored the resolution: Rep. Richard Hanna (NY) Rep. Bob Dold (IL) Rep. Elise Stefanik […]

Mark Kirk: Great Lakes Conservation Champion

In 2000, when ConservAmerica chose to endorse Mark Kirk in his first race for Congress, we believed he was a common sense leader who would work both publicly and behind the scenes to make conservation of our nation’s great natural resources a priority. Since then, Sen. Kirk has staked out an incredible record of pro-environment […]

Murphey Western Institute

Michael Martin Murphey and ConservAmerica Executive Director Rob Sisson

Earth Day Texas, a three day festival held at Fair Park in Dallas every spring, is an unique opportunity for businesses, NGO’s, and government entities to share best practices and discuss issues. ConservAmerica is a proud exhibitor and active participant in the event. We’ve been there every year since its inception. This year, we had […]

Does Our Military Know Something We Don’t Know?

“While the causes of climate change and its impacts continue to be argued or ignored in our nation, the linkage between changes in our climate and national security has been obscured. Political concerns and budgetary limitations cannot be allowed to dominate what is essentially a salient national security concern for our nation. Our Congress, the […]

The Outdoors, A Teenager’s Perspective


  It was a typical night of surveying the world in front of our tech gadgets, catching up on the events of the day, and listening to whatever my daughter was in the mood to listen to and sing.  We begin to discuss our most recent outdoor adventure and where we might want to go […]

Arizona–Let’s Get Wild!

The national celebration of the Wilderness Act’s 50th anniversary is fast approaching this fall. Between now and then, ConservAmerica will feature wilderness areas signed into law by GOP presidents on a state-by-state basis. First up, Arizona! Click Arizona Wilderness Areas Protected by GOP Presidentsfor the full PDF list—and you lucky Arizonans–it is a long list!

Meme of the Day

Presidential Preference Poll

White House

Take our Facebook poll: Who would best represent the GOP’s great conservation legacy in the White House?

ConservAmerica Endorses Rick Snyder for Michigan Governor

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder

ConservAmerica is proud to announce its endorsement of Rick Snyder for governor of the Great Lake State of Michigan. “Governor Snyder’s record is one of strong, pragmatic leadership on conservation and environmental issues. His decision making process balances the needs of today’s citizens with those coming in future generations,” said Rob Sisson, president of ConservAmerica. […]

The Politics of the Positive

By Rob Sisson My Memorial Day weekend was spent in the tiny town of Fowler, Indiana. It’s my wife’s hometown and we were there to begin the sad process of preparing her late parents’ home for sale. Fowler is the county seat of Benton County, which bills itself as the Soybean Capital of the World. […]