Category Archives: Conservation

Take THAT, Nolan!

A few days ago I walked out to our driveway and pulled my RANGERS FOR NOLAN bumper sticker off my old Subaru. Take THAT, Nolan! Our Minnesota Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan, on most issues a principled Democrat, has morphed … Continue reading

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Avocados

“See you bought some Monarch-killers,” my husband said as I pulled two avocados out of my grocery bag. “Yes, I did,” I replied. We had both read the recent article in The New York Times about encroaching avocado orchards threatening … Continue reading

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Big Thinking: Why conservation professionals are important to society and the economy

There is a prevailing notion in the conservation nonprofit world that spending money on personnel is a sign of misplaced priorities. I have frequently heard people who profess to care deeply and urgently about conservation say things like, “Well, that … Continue reading

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