On Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and National Forests, the agencies are mismanaging the use of off-road vehicles (ORVs) such as dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles, resulting in unnecessary damage to watersheds and wildlife, and conflict with other recreationists.
The Clean Lakes Alliance released its annual State of the Lakes annual report. The report, which looks at phosphorus reduction efforts through the 2015 calendar year, also addresses lake education, volunteerism, and corporate involvement.
Following the Yahara CLEAN Strategic Action Plan, which was first published in 2012, the State of the Lakes report tracks progress on 14 cost-effective actions which hopefully will lead to a 50% (46,200-pound) phosphorus reduction by 2025. …Read More
Here’s an organization that’s doing something about that. For nearly 30 years, Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all. In 2016, Entercom Communications partnered with Conservation International to protect 150 acres of valuable habitat for bees and other pollinators.
Pollinators like bees and birds are responsible for about one in every three mouthfuls of food we eat — which makes their recent population collapse a major cause for concern.…Read More
Sample Letter to IRA Adminstrator DOC
Development of natural areas in the United States, coupled with expected changes in climate, have increased the importance of migration corridors that connect protected natural areas.