NWNL’s Progress since 2007


Over 30 WATERSHED EXPEDITIONS and SPOTLIGHT EXPEDITIONS:

Ongoing: Raritan River Basin, NJ

Aug ’15: Spotlight: California Drought

July–Aug ’15: Raritan River Basin, NJ

Mar & May ’15: Lower Columbia River Basin, Snake River

Feb ’15: Mara River Basin

Jan ’15: Spotlight: Greater Amboseli Region, Kenya

Nov ’14: Spotlight: California Drought

Sept ’14: Lower Mississippi River Basin

May ’14: Columbia River Basin: Snake River

Mar ’14 Spotlight: The California Drought in the Central Valley

Oct ’13: Mississippi River Basin: TN and OH Rivers

May ’13: Mississippi River Basin: Itasca to St Louis

Jan ’13: Omo River Basin – Lake Turkana, Kenya

Oct ’12: Mississippi River Basin – Red & Canadian Rivers

Jan–Mar ’12: Mara River Basin – Mau Forest, Maasai Mara

Feb ’12: Omo River Basin – Lake Turkana interviews

Oct–Nov ’11: Mississippi River Basin – Atchafalaya Basin

Sept ’11: Columbia River Basin – Tributaries & estuary

Apr ’10: Mara River Basin – Kenya, Dry Season

Mar ’10: Nile River Basin – Uganda, White Nile River

Sep–Oct ’09: Mara River Basin – Kenya and Tanzania

Aug ’08: Columbia River Basin – Canadian wetlands

May ’08: Mississippi River Basin – Missouri River headwaters

Feb ’08: Mississippi River Basin – The Yazoo Delta

Jan ’08: Omo River Basin – Low-water season

Oct ’07: Blue Nile River Basin – Ethiopia’s Lake Tana

Sep ’07: Omo River Basin – Flood Season

Jun ’07: Columbia River Basin - Canada & U.S.

SIX IN-HOUSE RESEARCH REPORTS: These six reports cover each of NWNL’s six case-study watersheds.

WEBSITE: Photography and Expedition Documentation includes research, educational tools and water-related links.

NEWSLETTERS: Newsletters have been emailed to approximately 3000 contacts consistently since 2007. (See NWNL Newsletters)

SOCIAL MEDIA: NWNL Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts disseminate global watershed news.

NWNL LECTURES (See Past Events):

Nov ’15: iLCP WILDSpeak Symposium, Washington, DC

Nov ’15: FOTO Week DC Annual Photo Festival: “Ethiopia’s Omo River and Kenya’s Lake Turkana”

July ’15: Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries, NY: “Following Rivers”

Apr ’15: Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ: “Caring for Our Watersheds – Locally and Globally” with Judy Shaw

Apr ’15: Beacon Institute for Rivers & Estuaries, NY: “Following Rivers”

Jul ’14: The Wild Center, Adirondacks State Park, NY: “Photography as a Tool for Conservation”

Apr ’14: Water Symposium, NWNL with Alex Prud’homme, Nicholas Robinson, John Cronin, Karl Weber

Nov ’13: The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry NY: “Caring For Our Watersheds”

Feb ‘13: Baja Explorers Club Panel, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: “Fresh Water Conservation”

Dec ‘12: Renaissance School, Springfield MA: “Water Usage and Conservation”

Dec ‘12: Beyond Blue Boundaries, NYC: “Freshwater Realities after Super Storm Sandy”

Feb ’12: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya: “No Forests, No Water, No Peace”

Nov ’11: Franciscan Oaks, Denville NJ: “Managing our Watersheds”

Nov ’11: Clarence Dillon Library, Far Hills NJ: “Focusing on the Raritan River Basin”

Mar ’11: UN Voices of African Mothers, NYC: “Women of Africa”

Oct ’10: Sierra Club, NYC: “Managing our Freshwater Resources”

Sep ’10: St Louis Explorers Club, MO: “NWNL – Managing Watersheds”

Feb ’10: North American Nature Photograpy Association: “Following Water’s Rhythms along the Omo River”

Jan ’10: Explorers Club seminar, NYC: “Creating an Expedition-Based Project”

Jan ’10: New Canaan Country School, CT: “Managing our Fresh Water Resources”

Nov ’09: Appalachian Mountain Club, CT: “Managing our Freshwater Resources”

Nov ’09: Banbury Conference, NY: “Managing Watersheds”

Nov ’09: Masters School, NY: “Building No Water No Life”

May ’09: Birch Wathen School, NYC: “Managing Watersheds”

Apr ’09: National Arts Club, WINGS Retreat, NYC: “Discoveries and Challenges”

Apr ’09: Tewksbury Elementary School, NJ: “Trees in our Watersheds”

Apr ’09: Masters School, Dobbs Ferry NY: “Managing Watersheds”

Mar ’09: Darien Community Assoc., CT, “Managing Watersheds”

Nov ’08: Explorers Club, NYC: “Managing Watersheds”

Oct ’08: Explorers Club w/ WINGS, NYC: “Upper Columbia Expedition, 2007”

Aug ’08: Kootenay Gallery, British Columbia, Canada: “Managing Watersheds”

Oct ’07: Explorers Club w/ WINGS, NYC: “Three Expeditions in 2007”

May ’07: Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, NY: “Conservation Photography”

Apr ’07: SETAC (Soc. of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry), NJ: “Conservation Photography”

NWNL EXHIBITS (See Calendar and Past Events):

Nov ’15 – Dec ’16: coLAB Arts and Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership (LRWP)

Apr ’16: African Rainforest Conservancy, NYC

Oct–Nov ’15: NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve, Cranbury, NJ

May–Oct ’15: Unitarian Society, East Brunswick NJ

Mar–Oct ’15: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Beacon NY

Jun ’12: Arts Westchester, NY

Apr ’12: African Rainforest Conservancy, NYC

Sep ’11 – Mar ’12: Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, NYC

Nov ’11 – Feb ’12: Worldwide Photography Biennial Exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nov ’09: Fundraiser at Gourmet Expressions, Mountainville NJ

Apr ’09: State of New Jersey Arbor Day Reception, Califon NJ

Mar ’09: Darien Nature Center, CT

Nov ’08: Explorers Club, NYC

Aug ’08: Kootenay Gallery, British Columbia, Canada

AWARDS & HONORS: For complete list, see NWNL’s Awards & Honors.

World Heritage Rivers Photo Contest for UNESCO by Int’l Rivers: 2nd Place, June 2012

Raritan River Initiative and Rutgers University: Eagle Conservation Award, 2011

Environmental Photographer of the Year, 2010: “Exceptional Image”

Scott Pearlman Field Awards: 2007 and 2009

Expedition Flags (from The Explorers Club and WINGS WorldQuest): 2007 and 2009

Prix de Photographie, Paris: 2009, for “Thirst in the Omo Valley,”

Photography Masters Cup, London: 4 Awards for Omo River Basin images, 2009

PRESS & ARTICLES: Please see NWNL Press.

ENDORSEMENTS and STEWARDSHIP COLLEAGUES: Please see NWNL Links.