A mother and daughter discuss gender bias

The "Addressing Gender Bias in Conservation Organizations" article in Saving Land made me think about my daughter Annika's experience with gender bias in her young life.

i
Annika and Elizabeth Ward / Photo courtesy Elizabeth Ward
September 19, 2018
Comments

Re: Climate (2018.09)

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, I'm struck by another challenge being exacerbated by the impacts of climate change. How do we connect people with nature when what it means to experience nature is changing before our eyes?

i
Photo by pixabay.com/skeeze
September 17, 2018
Comments

Be a proactive ally

Actions we can take to work toward equality and inclusion.

i
Abby Henkel in the Hoosier National Forest/Photo by Danielle Lucas
September 11, 2018
Comments

Women in the woods

"We are helping to educate and inspire the new generation of land conservation stewards!"

i
Interns Allyson Holmes, Paige Dugan and Nicole Llinas from the Women in the Woods program participate in a controlled burn. / Photo courtesy of Alachua Conservation Trust
September 10, 2018
Comments

Saving land, saving lives

Andrea Foster has suffered from anxiety and depression her whole life.

i
Andrea Foster outside with students of the Nature/Nurture program. / Photo courtesy of Andrea Foster
September 10, 2018
Comments

Honoring women in conservation

As I reflect on my career in conservation, I can say definitively that I would not be where I am without the mentorship that I received from exceptional women.

i
Andrew Bowman and Wendy Jackson / Photo by DJ Glisson, II
September 07, 2018
Comments

Behind the scenes of a cover shoot

When Christina Soto, the editor of Saving Land, contacted me about helping to organize a photo shoot in Chicago for the cover of the magazine, I was particularly thrilled because what Chris wanted was a representation of women in conservation.

i
Photographer DJ Glisson, II prepares to capture the cover image for Saving Land magazine. / Photo by Brandon Hayes
September 07, 2018
Comments

Mentor, honor and step up

As I worked on the Saving Land article "Addressing Gender Bias in Conservation Organizations" with writer Elisabeth Ptak, we didn't have enough room for all the material we received.

i
Photo by pixabay.com/Free-Photos
September 06, 2018
Comments

What she stands for

Growing up in Alabama's rural St. Clair County, Wendy Jackson connected to the land and the outdoors at an early age.

i
Alabama Wildlife Federation President Ed Leigh McMillan, left, presents the Conservationist of the Year Award to Land Trust Alliance Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson. Also joining the presentation is Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, center, and Horace Horn with PowerSouth Energy and Susan Comensky with Alabama Power Company. (Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Federation)
September 05, 2018
Comments

What I did over summer vacation

"What I did over summer vacation" is a story I cannot wait to share with you, because this year my family hosted a Fresh Air Fund child for a week of fun and adventure.

i
Nelson, a 12-year-old participant in Fresh Air Fund's summer vacation program, builds a Batman-themed cardboard boat to race against other kids. (Photo by Jennifer Brady-Connor)
September 04, 2018
Comments

Pages