NWNL LECTURES focus on freshwater resource threats and their exciting management solutions. Alison M. Jones, NWNL Director, rouses audiences by sharing her dramatic photos from her many years of travel, scientific research and stakeholder knowledge gained from over 30 NWNL expeditions. She covers:
basic elements of all watersheds
the use and waste of water
new technologies to reduce water consumption
individual, grassroots and trans-boundary conservation efforts
Her lectures can include free handouts and sales of booklets and prints.
To Book a Lecture, call 212-861-6961.
View this sample of slides used in NWNL lectures
NWNL’s Alison Jones with 5th graders at Far Hills Country Day School. Lecture topic: “Caring For Our Watersheds”.
The lecture topic requested most frequently is “NWNL: Managing our Watersheds”.
A popular topic when Alison lectures K-12 students is “Where does our water come from?”
Other possible topics regarding fresh-water issues include:
No Water No Life: Addressing the World’s Thirst
Ethiopia’s Omo Valley Cultures: In the Shadow of Dams
Kenya’s Mara River Conservation: Saving Ecosystems and Wildlife
The Columbia River Basin: its Values and Vulnerability
New Jersey’s Raritan River: Upstream Rural to Downstream Urban
East Africa’s Rift Valley Watersheds
Photography as a Tool for Conservation
Travel Photography as Visual Anthropology
The Waters of Africa, Europe and the Americas
Conservation Challenges in sub-Sahara Africa
In addition to the water-focused presentation topics listed above, Alison’s extensive travel has led her to address the following subjects as well – and water issues do surface in most of these! See some of these lectures by Alison M. Jones described on her photography website:
Rural Development in Latin America and Africa
Women in Africa and Latin America
Children In Africa and Latin America
Architecture as a Reflection of Culture
Argentina: A Tango of Diversity
A Pastiche of Portugal
Mexico’s Migratory Monarchs
Guatemala’s Maya Tapestry
Alison M. Jones, NWNL Director · 330 East 79th Street · New York, NY 10075 USA Home Page · Phone/Fax: 212-861-6961