Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign, Environment America

Started on staff: 1991
B.A., Wartburg College
Steve directs Environment America’s efforts to protect our public lands and waters and the species that depend on them. He led our successful campaign to win full and permanent funding for our nation’s best conservation and recreation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund. He previously oversaw U.S. PIRG’s public health campaigns. Steve lives in Sacramento, California, with his family, where he enjoys biking and exploring Northern California.

Posts by Steve Blackledge
Sea turtles need a safe place to live


Sea turtles need a safe place to live

New protections on critical habitat for threatened and endangered green sea turtles have been proposed. You can help make sure they pass.

Spare us from the light

Wildlife & wild places

Spare us from the light

Ending the ever-worsening scourge of light pollution and enabling future generations to experience the wonder of the night sky isn’t just about reclaiming something beautiful that we’ve lost. It’s vital for protecting biodiversity.

How to go on a bee walk
A woman and girl walk through a field of purple flowers.

Save the bees

How to go on a bee walk

A bee walk is a great way to get outside, gather friends and family for a walk to look for bees and learn ways you can protect them.

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