In many election campaigns, “Washington” is a dirty word. It’s code for special interests, political patronage, partisan squabbles – everything we hate about the way our federal democracy functions. Trump’s calls to “drain the swamp,”Continue reading
The Department of Interior opened public comment, perhaps unprepared for the avalanche of responses. When the portal closed on July 10, 1,459,940 people had commented, including me. Make no mistake, this is a lot.
My experience at Isla Raza, this strange and beautiful sanctuary of more than 95% of the world population of elegant terns and Heermann’s gull, inspired my reflection on the sea birds I saw in the Gulf of California.