By Bob Bendick / The Nature Conservancy
This July, as we celebrate the anniversary of the founding of our nation, much of the talk here in Washington continues to be (are we tired of this yet?) about how divided our country is. But a just-completed public opinion poll done for The Nature Conservancy by a bi-partisan consulting team reveals that the overwhelming majority of Americans from all political perspectives still believe in conserving our natural resources and that they consider conservation patriotic.
Patriotic? That’s right. More than four in five American voters say that “conserving our country’s natural resources — our land, air, and water — is patriotic.”
Other results in the poll confirm the finding that Americans still care deeply about our country’s natural resources:
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