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eBird Workshops in Guatemala

First of all I would like to give to you a brief introduction of myself since it’s the very first time I have the great opportunity to write a post here – by the way thanks Amie, Crist and Seth Inman for the invitation. 828 more words


PEWI: Sandbox for Creativity, Tool for Real Change

Have you ever wondered how changes in land use could affect nutrient reduction, habitat for pollinators or soil health? In this month’s webinar, Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore showed us how to use a new tool, People in Ecosystems Watershed Integration ( 309 more words


Conservation Station a Hit at the Iowa State Fair

Another year at the Iowa State Fair has come to a close. A whopping 1,031,278 people attended the fair, apparently a down year. That wasn’t the case for the Water Rocks!/Iowa Learning Farms team. 184 more words

Ecology & tradition

Professor Ron Dart in his new work The North American High Tory Tradition (American Anglican Press, 2017) notes the connection between the natural world and the Tory tradition. 555 more words


Freshwater Protected Areas in a Rapidly Changing World

Protected areas are one of the key conservation tools used by environmental managers and policy makers across the world to help protect biodiversity and ecosystems.  Protected areas (for example… 987 more words


An Open Letter to Ancient People

SUZANNE DAVIS, Curator of Conservation

Dear Ancient People,

I am writing this letter in response to my recent work on your textiles for the upcoming Kelsey Museum exhibit… 232 more words


Do We Really Need Zoos?

I’ve visited many zoos around the world in my twenty five years on this planet, and I always looked forward to indulging in my love of nature in whatever small, humble way I could, land-locked in the centre of the UK or, more recently, relocated on a tiny Mediterranean island with virtually no native mammal species. 436 more words