Tag Archives: Conservation

A Real Resolution For the New Year – Reduce Your FootPrint

Every year people around the world make dozens of promises, often with the best of intentions in mind, only to break them less than six weeks later as the reality of crazy work schedules, children’s extracurricular activities, cranky spouses and … Continue reading

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The Conservation Conversation

Not long ago I was contacted by a representative of the U.S. Forest Service. She was looking for someone who would agree to come out to a conference for communications professionals within their agency that was to be held in … Continue reading

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Ancient, Awesome Predators who’ve gotten a bad rap.

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ACI 2011 – Conservation in 3D

The 74th annual Association for Conservation Information (ACI) conference was held in Cincinnati, Ohio where guests from at least a dozen states gathered at the historic Cincinnati Netherlands’ Plaza Hilton established in 1931. One of the tallest buildings in the … Continue reading

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Want to See Wildlife, Watch The Water

All water sources offer a ton of observation opportunities as well as a chance to get wet, and what kid doesn’t want to get wet with temperatures soaring into the 90’s these days? Continue reading

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The Moon is Bright, Take a Walk and Learn!

Although most kids are fast asleep (or at least well hidden under sheets with flashlights, books and/or handheld games) by the time the moon has risen to it’s rightful place in the night sky, with summer upon us it may be the time to keep them up after hours to take a walk in the moonlight and learn about what goes on in our nocturnal world. Continue reading

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Got an Idea? Get it ON your Chest!

This week’s adventure is actually a profile of one my favorite conservationists, someone who is out there making change on a day-to-day basis. This  installment is from T-shirt creator and conservationist, Duncan Carson Founder of Ban T-Shirts which are quickly … Continue reading

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Community Welcomes Critically Endangered Right Whales With Songs, Laughter & Education

Right Whale Festival 2010: Huge Success! Hosted in Jacksonville, FL for the second year in a row, the event could only be referred to as an amazing follow-up to the break-out attempt in 2009 of combining education for the critically … Continue reading

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Rivers Alive: Kickin’ it to The Curb For Clean Water

October 9, 2010     For the second year in a row the dedicated  boys from Boy Scout Troop 789 in Statham, Georgia donned gloves and boots and came armed with industrial grade trash bags and a ton of feisty … Continue reading

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Oil, Orchids and Opportunity: Plant Conservation in Georgia

Some of the best adventures I have had since I started working in conservation PR have involved the group that I got to spend time with today, the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance (GPCA). This group, formed out of the need … Continue reading

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