Giving thanks… and gifts even when you don’t feel like it.

It’s been a year since I posted this. It still is pertinent. Don’t get “outrage fatigue” quite yet. There are still a lot of good people doing good work for conservation at your state level, the national level, and for the globe. You can be one of them. Happy Thanksgiving everybody in the States and just have a wonderful day if you are elsewhere!

Cheers!

The Secret Life of a Field Biologist

As you are sitting around at home surrounded by family getting ready for the dreaded Thanksgiving Dinner conversation with extended family that may or may not share your world views, and you are thinking “What am I gonna do for holiday gifts?” or maybe not, but I think you should consider the following [toolongdon’twannareadspoilers: buy park passes and donate to conservation advocacy groups, see below for suggestions and links]….

As you are trying to find common ground across the stuffing this Thanksgiving, remember that most of the people sitting there care about the lands, lakes, and woods (or deserts or mountains).  They just may use different language to show their passion about the environment.  That Uncle of yours that voted a way you didn’t like (whether it was Hillary, Trump, or 3rd party; hey but at least he voted) has probably donated more to conservation this year through hunting…

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