EP 106: Bill Cooksey, Sportsmen Outreach Director at Vanishing Paradise

  In Episode 106 of District of Conservation, Gabriella spoke to Bill Cooksey. Bill is a Sportsmen Outreach Coordinator at Vanishing Paradise, a project of National Wildlife Federation and Ducks Unlimited started in 2009 to advocate for restoration of the Mississippi River Delta. From meeting with legislators at the state Capitol to connecting outdoor industry leaders to the conservation movement, they are educating on the issue of coastal restoration in duck blinds, out on the water and in D.C. — and everywhere in between. Here's more on Bill's background: From his earliest memories in the river bottoms of West Tennessee, Bill’s [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:07:26-04:00September 22nd, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 105: Michael Shellenberger of Environmental Progress

In Episode 105 of District of Conservation, Gabriella Hoffman spoke to Michael Shellenberger—bestselling author and founder & president of Environmental Progress.  Shellenberger came on to discuss his book, Apocalypse Never, his work with Environmental Progress, why he changed his mind on renewable energy, why he advocates for nuclear energy, the truth about wildfires out West and what the future of environmentalism looks like.   Listen below WATCH   Subscribe to the podcast.  Environmental Progress Website.  Follow Mike on Twitter.    Buy Apocalypse Now Get tickets for Climate Hustle 2.   Credit: Zoom/Michael Shellenberger

By |2020-09-21T12:34:18-04:00September 20th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 104: Four Federal Environmental & Conservation Updates to Be Aware Of

In Episode 104 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discussed four key policy updates across the environmental and conservation space. ENVIRONMENT: Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) being praised by environmentalists for Superfund Clean-up and the establishment of the new Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains to address abandoned mines and clean-up.  CONSERVATION: The news that USFWS will fully delist the biologically recovered gray wolf in the Lower-48 by year's end and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works deliberated S. 614 (Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019).  Listen below: ### Subscribe to District of Conservation.Chip in to support [...]

By |2020-09-15T10:56:07-04:00September 14th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 103: Biden vs. Trump: Who’s Better for True Conservationists?

In Episode 103 of District of Conservation, Gabriella compares the 2020 candidates on the issues of Second Amendment rights, hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, land management, public lands access, and more. She dissects and assesses Joe Biden's proposals on firearms and conservation issues against President Donald Trump's record. Is it better? Is Trump terrible on public lands issues and the environment as reported? Is Biden offering something new or largely borrowing from the Trump Administration? You, the listener, can decide for yourself.     SHOW NOTES Sportsmen for Trump | Sportsmen for Biden & alleged Trump failures regarding sportsmen and [...]

By |2020-09-14T16:59:59-04:00September 14th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments