NWNL Calendar – Recent Events

Girls carrying buckets of water from local spring, Mara River Basin, Tanzania.

Recent Events, 2017

March 20–27, 2017: Mississippi River Basin Expedition: Nebraska’s Platte River

NWNL Director Alison Jones and expedition guest Carolyn Bowman documented sites and stakeholders along this Upper Mississippi River Tributary and the habitat it provides for migrating Sandhill Cranes.

March 7, 2017: NWNL Lecture, “A Long Walk to Water,” New York City

NWNL Director Alison M. Jones spoke to Birch Wathen Lenox School students on their assigned reading “A Long Walk to Water,” using NWNL documentation of no running clean water in homes – in both Africa and North America.

March 2–4, 2017: NANPA Summit (North American Nature Photographers Association), Jacksonville, FL

As this year’s NANPA Foundation Grantee, Director Alison Jones attended and reported on the results of the grant awarded to NWNL October 2015.

Jan. 27 – Feb. 16, 2017: NWNL Expedition to Northern India

Alison Jones, NWNL Director, documented water issues faced in arid areas of Rajasthan and the Ganges River Basin: water availability, quality and usage; value of water within the Indian culture; and solutions to water and food scarcity being pursued and considered within India today.