Maps to Understand Our World

Maps to Understand Our World

Earlier this month, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the release of ConserveVirginia 2.0, an interactive map system for viewing Virginia land conservation priorities. (Image: Virginia DCR) Conservationists have always relied on maps. And that is never more...
The Elegance of an Egret

The Elegance of an Egret

Snowy Egret, along the South River, Maryland, June 2020. (Photos: Clandestine Wren Photography) Snowy Egrets, which grace shorelines and marshes around the Chesapeake Bay, truly seem to define elegance. Thus the reason they were hunted to near extinction in the United...
Inflection Points

Inflection Points

How have inflection points influenced one land conservation organization over time?What does that suggest for where we all stand now? (All photos: ESLC) In recent weeks, many have been mulling the idea of “inflection points” and whether and how we might be in the...