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Controlling a Species: Humans Being Humane

  Controlling a Species: Humans Being Humane by Amy Lignor   Humane. There is a reason why this word and human are basically spelled the same. What needs to happen, however, is for them to mean the same. There are societies out there that talk about just that. From clubs to groups to volunteer organizations […]

Doing Our Part

  Doing Our Part by Amy Lignor   There are books being published as of late – wonderful books telling the stories of amazing wildlife rescues, as well as neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. that have taken on projects to save the wildlife in their own surrounding areas.   We always talk about these […]

Abandoned Parks Contaminate the Environment

  Abandoned Parks Contaminate the Environment by Amy Lignor   Areas that were once just a spark in someone’s mind; a place that could be built to bring fun and recreation to visitors, while also making a whole lot of cash, have now hit the headlines as being bad for the environment. Not the zoos […]

Herping: A Nature Activity That’s Tipping the “Scales”

  Herping: A Nature Activity That’s Tipping the “Scales” by Amy Lignor   There are a million lists put out daily, it seems, that tell you all about the most popular sports, hobbies and activities in the U.S. Well, there just so happens to be one that’s climbing up the charts, tipping the scales (literally) […]

Communities Communing: Building a Certified Wildlife Habitat

  Communities Communing: Building a Certified Wildlife Habitat by Amy Lignor   Everyone knows, whether “green” minded or not, that human activity, such as building homes, has brought harm to wildlife. The more the country expands, the smaller the wildlife areas become, ever- shrinking until there will be none left whatsoever for the animals to […]

Help a Monarch: Be a Butterfly Hero

  Help a Monarch: Be a Butterfly Hero by Amy Lignor   Not many know that one of the most beautiful species that we have gotten used to seeing all our lives has declined by over 90%. It is a truth that the monarch butterfly population has actually lost one-third of its summer breeding habitats […]

Conserving the Future in 2016

    Conserving the Future in 2016 by Amy Lignor   It was six years ago that the National Wildlife Refuge System took to the ground running with a list of projects, all addressing the incredible challenges that are faced daily in the United States: projects that focus on how to conserve wild habitats and the […]

Our Wild “Next-Door” Neighbors

  Our Wild “Next-Door” Neighbors by Amy Lignor   The population grows and grows and it’s becoming clear, as new wildlife neighbors arrive on the street, that being able to coexist with nature is far more important than it once was. Wildlife actually supports humankind and when a species becomes extinct, problems for humans ensue. […]

Green Study Released Ranks 2016’s Best & Worst States

The experts are back! Yes, the latest when it comes to the best and worst

Transporting Elephants: Will It Be Worth It?

There are things that conservationists and lovers of animals do in order to protect creatures