Quebec’s Committment to HALF

Last month, the Quebec government said it plans “to dedicate 50% of the territory of the Plan Nord to protecting the environment, safeguarding biodiversity and developing the natural heritage, as well as to various types of development that do not rely on...

National Wilderness Month

Even though most of the month has now passed, I think it’s an appropriate time to recognize “National Wilderness Month.”  September is a great month to think about our nation’s wild-lands.  Each September marks the anniversary of the 1964...

Science & Stewardship to Protect Wilderness Values

The Science & Stewardship Symposium was a core part of WILD9, the 9th World Wilderness Congress (2009, Mexico). One outcome of the symposium is a free, online publication which compiles proceedings of the symposium (also available in print).  The symposium and...

US Postal Service Recognizes Endangered Species

This week, the US Postal Service released its fourth semipostal stamp – dedicated to helping to save vanishing species.  The series, which features an Amur tiger cub, will support the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Multinational Species Conservation...

The Harvest Moon

This week, I wanted to share a poem about the Harvest Moon, which for those of us living the northern hemisphere, shone brightly this past Sunday & Monday nights.  The Harvest Moon is an often mis-understood phenomena with various legends and stories about its...
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