Can This Man Turn Hunters & Anglers Into Climate Activists?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Todd Tanner, hunter and climate activist. Todd Tanner sees 37 million American hunters and anglers, and he sees a force that could actually get something done for climate change. Why not make climate change relevant to hunters, to evangelicals , to conservatives , to parents?

Hunting and Conservation: A Personal Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

While people who aren’t familiar with rifle calibers or butchering their own meat find it strange that I can be both a conservationist and a hunter, to me the two worlds mesh seamlessly. Mike Palmer scans for Dall sheep in the Northwest Territories.

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A First Christmas Bird Count Experience

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B.

2011 141

Audubon’s 2012 Women in Conservation: The Rachel Carson Award Goes To…

Eco Chic

Hunter Lovins, President of Natural Capitalism Solutions, Audubon President David Yarnold, and Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of New York City Department of Transportation. Hunter Lovins Natural Capitalism NYC NYC DOT rachel carson Rev.

The Duck Stamp and The Wildlife Conservation Stamp Living in Symbiosis?

10,000 Birds

million hunters. This means that only 11% of hunters buy the Duck Stamp raising approximately $25 million a year. Obviously these numbers would be so much better with a larger pool of participants. With the trend of increasing numbers of wildlife enthusiasts and decreasing numbers of hunters , the National Wildlife Refuge System needs the support of more non-hunters. In terms of losing Refuge support from hunters, our intent is not to divide the two groups.

Duck Numbers And Duck Stamp Sales No Longer Correlate

10,000 Birds

This has benefited both the waterfowl hunters and everyone else who likes ducks and their kin. Eventually, the pigeons, as it were, may come home to roost and the waterfowl and other wildlife, as well as hunters and bird watchers, will be sitting ducks.

2013 262

Crows, Contest Killing, and Communication

10,000 Birds

The one taking place this weekend at the Rip Van Winkle Rod and Gun Club in Palenville, NY is targeting American Crows , and parents are invited to bring their children along to participate in the slaughter. The hunters who do not eat their crows) “are providing a smorgasbord for other wildlife!” What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.

The Eagle Huntress–A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about Aisholpan, her path to becoming an eagle hunter, a cultural heritage usually taken on by males, the family that supports her, and the Mongolian Kazakh community that seeks to continue the ancient tradition with its Golden Eagle Festival.

2017 137

Animal Activists Surprised To Be Bullied By A Racist

Eccorazzi

Activists participating in a single issue campaign to end the unromantic tourism of being carted around by horse and buggy attempted a peaceful five-hour rally on the day of love. Peter Hunter, working the popular city street without a permit, didn’t like being told that his livelihood was cruel. Kristen Leigh, the activist who filmed him, shouldn’t be too surprised that police aren’t pursing this, or that Hunter and his carriage cohorts claim he was baited.

Vegans should never promote degrees of morality

Eccorazzi

To say that a hunter shooting a wild deer is worse than a farmer sending a cow to a slaughterhouse is to inappropriately label the farmer’s actions more morally excusable than the hunters. I believe that all animal use is wrong.

2016 95

Is it possible for the federal government to raise taxes?

Environmental Economics

It would be interesting to know how price sensitive the CBO thinks waterfowl hunters are. In a sport that requires thousands of dollars of equipment, I wonder how much a $10 increase would have on the participation decision. Here is one we are watching closely: H.R.

Gore-Tex TransRockies Run: Soreness Fades, But Memories Last Forever

Wend Magazine

The Gore-Tex TransRockies Run is a fully supported, six-day stage race that takes participants (in teams of two) 120-miles through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. and sports massage and a medic tent are all available to keep participants healthy and running.

2011 252

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

10,000 Birds

The system was intended as a hunter-centric model, both guided by and benefitting consumptive interests. Given that few hunters actually consume coyotes, wolves, cougars, and except for a few individuals, even bears, it is obviously a “waste” of wildlife to shoot or trap these animals just for “fun” 2. He notes that “Beginning in the 1960s, for example, conservation was dominated by non-hunters whose legacy includes key legislation such as the U.S.

Elk Antlers on the Prairie: A Shed Hunt to Benefit the Local Community

Nature Conservancy - Science

All members of the deer family shed their antlers each year, and finding these “sheds” has increasingly become a popular springtime activity for hunters and naturalists. Outdoor enthusiast Terry Hook and her family are expert shed hunters.

Upset About Chinese Dog Meat? You Already Accept Veganism

Eccorazzi

“Animal advocates” across the globe are once again outraged with the Chinese, after a story appeared in the Mirror showcasing terrible pictures of a puppy who had been shot with arrows by a Chinese meat trade hunter.

2016 83

Brouwerij Verhaeghe: Duchesse de Bourgogne

10,000 Birds

On its own, falconry is not generally considered an especially dangerous sport for its participants. In fact, by all accounts, Mary adored sport and was an avid equestrienne, hunter, and falconer.

2019 141

W.H. Hudson

Wend Magazine

You wake up in the morning and from the moment you open you eyes, you follow Nature’s rhythm, until you retire at night, having participated once again in a ritual several thousands of years old. It is a symphony orchestrated by nature, and I, am only one of the participants.

2011 137

Hops 101 and Foraging Classes Added to Spring Learning Festival in Chautauqua County, NY

Green (Living) Review

The eight hour workshop will include both classroom instruction and onsite experience in the Research Laboratory’s hop yard, and participants will learn about what it takes to grow hops including soil preparation, pest control, irrigation, and trellising.

2013 156

Administrative Procedure for Birders: Duck Stamp Rulemaking

10,000 Birds

Because many non-hunters purchase Duck Stamps to conserve waterfowl and other wildlife, there was substantial opposition to this proposal , even as many acknowledged the tremendous contributions that hunters have made to waterfowl conservation.

2020 212

Proposed Changes to the Duck Stamp Not Well Received

10,000 Birds

a) Recommendation : Develop and support implementation of a marketing plan with specific sales and revenue goals for waterfowl hunters, other hunters, non-hunters and wildlife viewers, etc. The physical stamp could be sent to hunters after March 10th each year. b) Recommendation : AFWA should request data from individual states on waterfowl stamp/permit sales, participation in waterfowl hunting, etc.,

2016 100

Why Are Pangolins Endangered?

Greentumble

Hunters began capitalizing on pangolin sales when Mao Tse Tung formally promoted Traditional Chinese Medicine in the 1950s. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures. who quietly roam through forests and savannahs eating termites and ants. They are solitary and easily frightened.

2018 86

Birders flock to Israel for one day bird-watching race

Green Prophet

Twenty-two teams participated in Tuesday’s competition, including 14 international groups from nine different countries – full teams from Israel, the United States, England, and Georgia, as well as mixed nationality teams and one Israeli- Palestinian group.

Where Have All the Steller Sea Lions Gone?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ghost Hunters: Recovering Lost & Abandoned Fishing Gear Saves Fish. One really impactful thing people can do for Steller sea lions is participate in ocean clean up,” Sweeney says. To fully participate in the forums, create an account with the Zooniverse.

2017 86

From consumer society to maker society

Green (Living) Review

Edward Abbey is quoted to have said, with reference to the United States of America: “If America could be, once again, a nation of self-reliant farmers, craftsmen, hunters, ranchers and artists, then the rich would have little power to dominate others.

Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Dorian Anderson finds a moment of connection with a duck hunter during his bicycle big year, and, despite his distaste for the sport, realizes that in hunters we have allies for conservation.

2017 201

India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

Green Traveler Guides

That was before a century of poachers, big-game hunters and ill-conceived policies that preyed on many species to the brink of extinction. | Kanha Roars Back |. T wo young Royal Bengal tigers are gorging themselves on freshly-killed chital. This is the moment I had come on safari in India for.

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Cats Are Still Public Enemy Number One, For Birds

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

2011 169

The Nonessential Whooping Crane

10,000 Birds

So, one might surmise, it’s OK if they get shot by hunters thinking they’re sandhill cranes? What could motivate gunmen (I cannot call them hunters) in two states to deliberately kill North America’s tallest and most critically endangered bird? Hunting sandhill cranes in the Eastern flyway will put those 100 whooping cranes at even greater risk of being brought down by gunfire, hunter education courses and handy color brochures notwithstanding. Do all hunters realize that?

2011 196

The Relevance Imperative in Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Why should a rancher, or a chemical company, or a city mayor, or a bushmeat hunter care enough to participate in what needs to happen for conservation? What’s in it for me? That may sound like a selfish question.

CMD Special Report: New Documents Confirm Koch Was on ALEC.

PR Watch

Several other crime bills passed unanimously, but a model bill to require "state legislatures to provide adequate notice before public hearings or votes so that citizens are able to participate in the legislative process in a meaningful way" failed. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

2012 114

10 Great State Parks for Wildlife

Nature Conservancy - Science

You can participate by horseback even if you aren’t a skilled rider, although spots fill up fast. The cliff here was once the site where indigenous hunters drove large numbers of bison over the cliff to their deaths – providing a huge supply of meat in one effort.

Sir Roger Moore Grants Theresa May – And The Public – 007 Status

Eccorazzi

Jokes aside, it’s remarkable that Moore thinks “wilfully allowing” wild-animal circuses is “unforgivable” while he himself participates in the exploitation of animals no different as a non-vegan. Last year when Cecil the Lion was killed, in reference to the hunter who killed him, he maintained “ it’s detestable that anyone would choose to get thrills from killing others who ask for nothing from life but the chance to remain alive.

2017 51

World Sparrow Day 2011

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

2011 191

Fear and Roaming in the Allegheny Highlands

Conservancy Talk

I confess to being a bit under the influence — of re-reading Hunter S. When I caught up later with Marek Smith, director of the Conservancy’s Allegheny Highlands Program , he outlined a convincing case for participating in tourism that benefits nature and communities. By Daniel White.

2014 85

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Conservancy Talk

This funding now includes providing better access to existing public lands particularly for hunters and fishermen.

National Trust launches campaign to get children outdoors

Green (Living) Review

Tree Man), Captain Skim who can skim a stone over 26 times and Midas the treasure hunter. Kids can pick up a free '50 Things To Do Before You’re 11¾' scrapbook from participating properties and start ticking off their outdoor adventures to do list. The National Trust has launched a nationwide campaign to encourage sofa-bound children to take to the outdoors and enjoy classic adventures from skimming stones to building dens.

2012 102

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes 2015 Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges

10,000 Birds

The Refuge has also become a place where people can experience and learn about wildlife and the places they call home, whether through self-guided discovery or by participating in one of our many educational programs. Note in this 2010 video, birders, birdwatching and kayakers are mentioned, not hunters. Visitors are encouraged to wear hunter orange during hunting seasons for safety. June 9, 2015 – It’s deja vu all over again.

2015 136

World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

Conservancy Talk

The term Indigenous peoples is internationally recognized, but in some countries First Peoples, Aboriginal people, tribal peoples, pastoralists, hunter gatherers, herders, among others are used as well as the name of the specific peoples such as Maya, Saami, Guarani, Blackfoot, Chickasaw, and Maori.

2013 95

Conserving the Future: Bold Bird Ideas

10,000 Birds

I’ve long advocated for a habitat stamp strickly for birders as some of us don’t want to be labeled as hunters. Personally I’m very stubborn on this issue (not that I have anything against hunters)…but the minute they make a birding stamp, I’ll buy two! Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

First Phoebe of 2011

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

2011 169

We had joy we had fun we had seasons in the sun

Environmental Economics

Participation is voluntary and individual information is confidential. To quantify the value of goose hunting, researchers offered hunters payments of up to $200 to give up their licenses for a year.

2012 122

Duck Migration

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

2011 163

Win a Copy of Hawks at a Distance

10,000 Birds

He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B. Congratulations to them and many thanks to the many, many participants of each phase of this fun, fun, fun giveaway as well as Richard Crossley and our friends at Princeton University Press !

2011 126