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. Image: Confluence of the Crow Wing River and the Mississippi River in Minnesota.

The American Woodcock: Tribute to a Wonderful Wetland Bird

Nature Conservancy - Science

In Louisiana, where I live, the woodcock’s arrival again brings me good news – cooling temperatures and crisp mornings in the Atchafalaya River Basin behind bird dogs. They live mainly in young, dense wet forests near streams, rivers, and marshes.

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10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

Sculpted by the Gunnison River over 2 millions years, the canyon walls are nearly 2,000 feet tall, with near-vertical drops down to the river. Trails along the north and south rims wind through pinyon-juniper forests and gambel oak thickets typical of the Colorado Plateau.

7 Cool Facts About Water Striders

Nature Conservancy - Science

Water striders on the Congaree river near Columbia, South Carolina. Photo © Hunter Desportes / Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Water striders are one of the most interesting and enjoyable aquatic creatures to observe.

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