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"School for Intrapreneurs" wins 2015 Most Impactful Global Initiative Award!

It is with great pleasure to announce that Boehringer Ingelheim’s “School for Intrapreneurs” once again stands in the spotlight of a prestigous award: first as a finalist and now the winner of the “ 91 more words

Innovation

New on 500px : Pin Creek by MichaelWhite

After a wet slog up the creek in pouring rain I was rewarded with this beautiful waterfall. It was my last trip through my stomping ground, the Gifford Pinchot NF, in October. 18 more words

Real Estate And Mortgage

New on 500px : A little late by NateCrabtree

Yes, I am adding to the internet yet another shot of this wonderful waterfall. Is it cliche’? I will let all you decide. I for one have always loved this spot since I worked here several years ago. 50 more words

Real Estate And Mortgage

Having "Wild Hope"

Opening the first pages of Andrew Balmford’s book Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success, I found myself feeling immensely skeptical. I usually have held a somewhat wary view of conservation, tying it to the ideologies of Gifford Pinchot, a contemporary of Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir, who advocated for the conservation of wild places so that their resources might be available for future generations (as opposed to Muir’s preservationist view that desired to preserve wild places for their intrinsic value and sacred beauty). 353 more words

Essays

"I Think I'll Go Ahead..."

One of the more interesting studies of Theodore Roosevelt is his initiative, the biggest arena for which was the natural world.

In 1866 when he was eight years old and couldn’t see much past the edge of his fingertips, he started a nature museum in his bedroom, studying what was close up: animal skulls, bird nests, and insects.  759 more words

Theodore Roosevelt