An Expanded NWNL TEAM: New Output and Outreach
Joannah Otis, a Georgetown Univ. student, has given NWNL over 75 hours of research on the hydrology of Nile River Basin and its importance to Egypt since 5000 BCE
Paul Robinson, from The United Nations Association, is sharing NGO marketing expertise to help NWNL forward in its Mission
Liz Fernandez, Program Associate at B Corporation, is contributing her business skills to advise us on a NWNL Partners and Sponsors Strategies
John Ruskey, a new Partner from the Lower Mississippi River’s Quapaw Canoe Company, helps us highlight values and vulnerability of the Mississippi River
We’re excited about our Weekly News DROPS that share positive water-related news as well as evolving concerns! Please share our DROPS with others, as does The International League of Conservation Writers to create further ripples of watershed awareness.
Focusing on Youth,
Science & Photography
Alison Jones in California to follow up on drought impacts, has unexpectedly found herself immersed in wildfire issues. Her essay discusses how fire, water, global warming and increasing numbers of new homes become tragically intertwined.
Sarah Kearns, NWNL Project Manager, has posted data and photos of climate change threats to our watersheds and their ecosystems, including floods, glaciers and drought.
Josephine Purdy, at McGill University, wrote on insights gained from her summer internship while working on Connecticut’s Pomperaug River.
Joannah Otis, NWNL Intern, wrote on our NWNL survey indicating a need for teenagers to become more educated on water resources and consumption.
“Voices of the River” Interviews on Stewardship
- Halewijn Scheuerman, 2007 (Omo River Basin)
- White Salmon River’s Condit Dam, 2007 (Columbia River Basin)
- Corporate Responsibility, Yvon Chouinard, 2011 (U.S. River Basins)
- Lake Fisheries per Dino Martins, 2012 (Mara and Omo River Basins)
- Transboundary Management per Joseph Terer, 2009 (Mara River Basin)
- TVA Ash Spill, 2013 (Tennessee River Basin)
[Published October 13, 2017]