Feedback for America’s Great Outdoors Initiative

America’s Great Outdoors Initiative On April 16th, 2010, the President established America’s Great Outdoors Initiative to promote and support innovative community level efforts to conserve outdoor spaces and reconnect Americans to the outdoors. The President has also launched a national dialogue about conservation in America to learn about some of the smart, creative ways communities are conserving outdoor spaces.  As part of this process, The Greenwood Project’s Don Webb was invited to participate in a round table event in Charleston, … [Read more...]

America’s Great Outdoors Initiative

Greenwood Project participates in America’s Great Outdoors Initiative On Monday, June 28th, 2010, Greenwood Project Founder and CEO, Don Webb, participated in a roundtable discussion with members of several government agencies, conservation organizations, and representatives from private industry.  The purpose of the meeting was to provide feedback directly to President Obama for The White House Initiative on America’s Great Outdoors. The President established the America’s Great Outdoors initiative to promote and support innovative … [Read more...]

Conservation Tips Made Easy

We constantly receive tips on how to conserve and be better stewards of the great outdoors we have inherited.  If you are like me, sometimes when you read these tips, you see the first one, and say, "it's impossible for me to do that" and don't bother to read the rest that may be attainable.  I think the first one that comes to mind is the advice to carpool or take public transportation.  Great suggestion if you live in a city but for those living in rural America not only is public transportation out, for the most part carpooling is as well.  … [Read more...]

Wyoming Conservation Corps

How do you blend industry with conservation? The Wyoming Conservation Corps summer project is a great example of not only blending industry and conservation, but blending investment, conservation, and the enjoyment of the great outdoors.....Learn what they are doing and why more states should be following their lead. Click here to read the article … [Read more...]

When Looking for Land

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Sunrise on the Lake

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2010

2010….I can hardly believe it’s a new decade, my son turned 16,  and the next time we face a new decade, he will be 26…..notice I didn’t mention I would be ten years older as well.  It is moments like these that make me realize that the time we as family spend together is priceless and is always cherished.  It also makes me realize how much the great outdoors has played a part in our family time.  Each year my wife makes a scrapbook for both of our moms highlighting all of the things we did as a family and almost all of our family’s activities … [Read more...]

Opening Day

Opening Day.  There are no two other words like it.  Some relate the phrase to dove or quail hunting and some others even relate it to duck season or turkey hunting.  I personally relate it to the beginning of whitetail deer season and autumn, a time when Mother Nature begins to paint her landscape in vivid oranges, yellows, and reds.  In different parts of the country, it takes on different dates, but no matter where you live, Opening Day is a day of great anticipation.  It really doesn’t matter what game you may be chasing, that in itself is … [Read more...]