Mr. Mark Tercek
President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203-1606
Dear Mr.Tercek, August 17, 2010
We studied your website, but could not find answers to some items of interest. Therefore, we would appreciate your help by providing answers to the following questions:
TNC claims it makes decisions using "great science and smart partnerships," and that the "Earth is heating up because gases produced from vehicles, power plants, deforestation, and other sources are building up in the atmosphere, acting like a thick blanket over our planet."
Does TNC base policies on Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW)? Yes _____ No_____
Does TNC base initiatives on Nature makes climate change? Yes_____ No_____
Does TNC base initiatives on Political science? Yes______ No_______
Does TNC consider the (over) 30,000 scientists whose findings reveal Nature makes climate change? Yes____ No____
Please provide the names of all of TNC affiliates, partners and joint initiatives.
Please provide dollar amounts TNC received in tax funds (a.k.a. federal grant monies) for each year from 1951 through 2009.
Please provide dollar amounts TNC received in tax exempt bonds from organizations including The Colorado Educational and Cultural Authority.
Please provide actual number and locations of TNC's deeded acres._________
Please provide number and locations of acres TNC's in the process of acquisitioning._______
In a September 6, 2007 to Chuck Sylvester, you claim you are not a partner with U.S. Army: September 6, 2007
Is TNC a partner with any branch of the U.S. Military? Yes_____ No ______
Your answers will be posted on: www.LandAndWaterUSA.com
Thank you in advance for your courtesy in answering our questions in full and to the best of your knowledge.
I will call you next Wednesday, August 25th, if I haven't heard from you by then.