Rich Galen writes today in his Mullings column about the questionnaire the Obama Transition Project is using to vet candidates for cabinet and other top level positions. I think he nails it when he writes,
Here is his recent posting. His suggestion to President-elect Barack Obama is wonderful.
Dan O’Brien is the author of the autobiographical Buffalo for the Broken Heart. A former cattle rancher and writer he tells a moving story of his redemption on his ranch in the Black Hills of South Dakota and his wild idea to return buffalo to the plains.
One of the great education programs for connecting kids to nature is Trout Unlimited’s Trout in the Classroom program. The program educates K-12 students and teachers about the importance of water quality, aquatic biology, watershed management and stewardship issues. You can read a story about one of the local schools in my area here.
Getting more people involved in outdoor recreation and connecting everyone, not just kids, to nature is more than a passing interest for me.
You can read my latest column in the News Virginian here