U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is hopefully giving the Land and Water Conservation Fund some thought this month while he’s home in Wisconsin.
Dan Nordstrom, owner and CEO of Outdoor Research, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert of Washington state and Jim Whittaker, a famed mountaineer and environmentalist, recently appeared together to support the Land and Water Conservation Fund / Photo by Tom O'Keefe
When Lori Olson took the helm of the Texas Land Trust Council in 2011, she sensed the absence of a concerted voice for conservation in the state.
Texas Land Trust Council Executive Director Lori Olson, Colorado River Land Trust Executive Director Jeff Crosby and Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman present U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (center left) with an award. / Photo by DJ Glisson, II/Firefly Imageworks