Since 2010, high-intensity fires have burned more than 5 million acres of forest lands across the western and central United States. On the heels of the Wallow Fire, which burned nearly 539,000 acres in four days and was the largest forest fire in state history, representatives of The Nature Conservancy’s Arizona chapter are making efforts [...] Continue reading →
Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco The Colorado River flows as a slender thread through one of the driest regions in America. In addition to supporting natural beauty, recreation and critical ecosystems, the r… Continue reading →
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.
So often, we hear of commitments to protect wilderness areas and the final, legal protection then takes years to realize. Today, the Canadian province of Manitoba and Poplar… Continue reading →
Melissa Waage, Campaign Director, Washington, DC This week we are graced with the presence of over 150 citizen lobbyists from Appalachia and elsewhere, in town for the End Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington. They’re h… Continue reading →
Last week, leading timber buyer Georgia Pacific announced it will embrace expanded sustainable forestry practices that could help transform the entire paper industry. The company has agreed not to purchase trees from Endangered Forests and Special Area… Continue reading →