Enjoy the next installment of our favorite posts of 2013.
We’ve all heard the accusatory statistics blaming humans for changing the face of earth’s natural systems: we are appropriating non-renewable resources for our use, changing the composition of the atmosphere, and damaging life-support systems. However, we are also implementing habitat restoration efforts to repair the damage we caused.
Highlands Ranch, CO a large scale conservation development. Image courtesy of Citydata.com
Opposites Attract: Private Developers Stepping Up Open Space Conservation
Conservation Development may sound like an oxymoron, but it offers an important means to leverage the private sector to conserve more open space and habitat.
Image courtesy of Hoax Slayer.
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go In the Water
Maybe it will be soon…that is, if you are a shark. Read more to find out why.
Little Rock Pond, Green Mountain National Forest
Camping ethics are important guidelines for how we interact with the environment, but surprisingly, it appeared that they did not cross most people’s minds. Don’t miss the best recipe for our delicious calzones in the woods!