Collaborating for water

Water in the West has a contentious history, but collaborations and creativity are forging a new path for securing water resources.

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A spring in the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer, a limestone system that supplies water to San Antonio and surrounding communities. / Photo by USGS
December 10, 2018
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A true fish story

You can call this a “fish story” if you like. But I swear to you, it’s all true.

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Bill Jackson, facility manager with The Nez Perce Tribe’s Department of Fisheries Resources Management. / Photo courtesy of Wallowa Land Trust
December 04, 2018
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Achieving 100 percent

One hundred percent. That’s something we probably all remember as an achievement in grade school.

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Photo by pixabay.com/TheDigitalArtist
December 03, 2018
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Healing together

The tragedies of these fires are a potential game-changer in the scope of the land ethic that land trusts embody.

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Photo by pixabay.com/skeeze
November 29, 2018
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Remembering nature’s power

Several major reports in recent weeks have predicted cataclysmic results without a prompt, meaningful and universal commitment to tackling climate change.

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Photo by DJ Glisson II
November 28, 2018
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The joy of learning outdoors

Do you remember the joy of recess as a child? That fleeting moment each school day when you could put down your books and pens and play outside with your peers was a treat for me.

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Photo courtesy of Feather River Land Trust
November 27, 2018
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Re: Climate (2018.11)

Climate change is a big and complicated topic — so it's no wonder that many people find it difficult to discuss.

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Photo by pixabay.com/Free-Photos
November 21, 2018
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Time to get it done!

The elections are over and Congress has returned to Washington, D.C. with a lot on their plates and a short window of opportunity to get it done. Welcome to the 2018 congressional lame duck session!

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Outside the U.S. Capitol Building, Land Trust Alliance President Andrew Bowman speaks with Government Relations Director Lori Faeth and Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson. / Photo by DJ Glisson II
November 16, 2018
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Middle schoolers are your next opportunity

Last month, I traveled from Chicago to Pittsburgh to attend my first Rally. I returned home energized and full of ideas!

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Presenters for the K-12 Learning Seminar at Rally 2018 included, left to right, Leia Lowery, Rob Wade, Katie Pofahl, John Cawood and Sarah Mayhew. Hanging behind them are the program planning maps that seminar participants created. / Photo by Land Trust Alliance
November 13, 2018
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$3.2 billion for conservation

As I reflect on this week's election activity across the country, I am struck by the resounding call by Americans to protect our lands and waters through ballot measures funding conservation.

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Photo by DJ Glisson II
November 09, 2018
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