Tue 16 Oct 2012
Unlike some environmental groups, they first do no harm. And they do not support quackery. You go guys.
Because Conservation Doesn’t Have a Party
By Audubon President & CEO David Yarnold
Published: Oct 16, 2012
You have to get out of shouting range of the politicians in Washington to appreciate what’s really important to Americans. Americans like Barbra from Arizona: “‘Environment’ is not a swear word, but too often it is treated like one in the halls of our legislatures.”
Barbra is one of thousands of Americans — Republicans, Democrats and independents — who have joined a national grassroots conversation aimed at taking the politics out of conservation and returning preservation of our wilderness land, waterways and wildlife to its original roots as a unifying, rather than divisive force in America.
Judging from responses from all across America, perhaps we are not a nation as divided as our political leaders would like us believe. We’ve heard from angry Republicans. “Since when did breathing clean fresh air, drinking pure clean water and protecting our precious natural resources and environment become something that only Democrats should value?” wrote Lorrie from Pennsylvania.
Go there and read. More tomorrow.
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