Conservation Poll Results

  A couple of interesting aspects to the poll on conservation.  The question was, "Would you accept Social Security cost of living adjustments rising at...

Notes: Brexit; Climate Change Opportunities

How to Evaluate UK Referendum/Brexit Over the last few days my February piece on the UK referendum was rediscovered and passed around Facebook and some...

Notes: Disagree/Not Disagreeable; Adult Climate Change; Journalism Ethics

Disagree/Not Disagreeable This week I had a difficult meeting.  Going into it I knew that what I had to say would make others uncomfortable and...

Supreme Court Vacancy: Let’s Be Real

President Obama has nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the US Supreme Court.  By all accounts he is a fine person and a good jurist....

My Offer to Sierra Club & Defenders of Wildlife on the Mexican Grey Wolf

This is an excerpt from my comments as a Commissioner, but only for myself, at the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission March 9, 2016....

Hope for Federal Conservation?

Above Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park. The United States is spending less and less on the National Park Service. As I have written...

Learning on the River

This summer I  spent weeks fishing on various rivers in Colorado and Wyoming.  You meet a different kind of entrepreneur on the river.  When...

Empowering Conservation One Young Person at a Time

Young adults working in parks is on one level all you need to know about the Student Conservation Association.  Liz Putnam founded SCA in...

Finally A Renewables Story That Makes Sense

Followers of the blog know that I am concerned about the loss of habitat in farm country.  On a cold morning with the dogs...

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