Businessman/book author tags “grander” marlin; comes inches from being speared by 1100 lb. crashing billfish

BUFFALO, N.Y., -- Fishing isn’t generally considered a dangerous sport, but businessman and book author Bob Rich, Jr., found out how risky a major fish fight with a black marlin can be as he came within inches of being speared by an 1100 pound charging billfish.

1,000th Group Joins National Conservation, Outdoor Recreation and Historic Preservation Coalition

At Washington, D.C., event, Theodore Roosevelt IV and ‘America’s Voice for Conservation,
Recreation and Preservation’ remind Congress of Outsized Employment and Economic Benefits

WASHINGTON – One-thousand groups and businesses have joined in urging Congress to consider the economic impacts of the great outdoors and historic preservation as it makes critical decisions concerning America’s fiscal health, the recently formed national coalition “America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation” announced today.


Massive Bird Kill at West Virginia Wind Farm Highlights National Issue

Bird Group Says Wind Power Can still be Green, but only if Bird Smart Principles Are Implemented

(Washington, D.C., October 28 2011) With the deaths of nearly 500 birds at the Laurel Mountain wind facility earlier this month, three of the four wind farms operating in West Virginia have now experienced large bird fatality events, according to American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization.