Women in Conservation

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Today the National Audubon Society will present their 10th Anniversary Rachel Carson Awards. Lynda Johnson Robb talks about the work of her mother, Lady Bird Johnson, who will receive a Special Memorial Tribute Award. Allison Rockefeller, founding chair of the Rachel Carson Awards Council joins the conversation to discuss the role of women as leaders in conservation and environmental preservation.


Lynda Johnson Robb and Allison Rockefeller

Comments [5]

Allison P

These ladies are great. Go Women! Go Audubon!

Jun. 10 2013 02:53 PM

There's the rub...The GOP finds it IMPOSSIBLE to put country ahead of party. Yes, there are instances where Democrats put party ahead of country but there are NO INSTANCES where Republicans put country ahead of party. At least no recent ones....John Roberts enabling ObamaCare does not count since SCOTUS decisions are not political.

Thus, the overuse of the Senatorial filibuster to block substantive votes on nominations and legislation; the gerrymandered districts that allow the House majority to hold power even though they got a minority of cast votes.

The GOP has no respect for democracy.

May. 29 2013 10:56 AM
Michael from Manhattan

Unless we were without a president for the first three weeks of January 1969, Lyndon Johnson was president from 1963 to 1969, not 1968.

May. 29 2013 10:32 AM
Wayne Johnson Ph.D. from Bk

Lynda Johnson Robb needs to visit the Vietnam Memorial Wall over and over again before saying anything about the environment.

May. 29 2013 10:08 AM
Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan


Obama: Start Sweating the Small Stuff – Margaret Carlson, Time Magazine/Bloomberg News (Big Lefty)

“This is, after all, the man who claimed that his victorious 2008 campaign was “the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.” He was roundly (and rightly) derided for the grandiosity of that statement. It’s why the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service has been so damaging: It’s as if big blunders by a second-tier agency aren’t something he should trouble his gray head about. “


Congresswoman Candice Miller: The press finally wakes up to the Obama nightmare – Detroit Free Press


May. 29 2013 08:12 AM

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