No Justice – No Water – No Life

By Sarah RossAll Photos © Alison M. Jones The interconnection between environmental and social issues is undeniable. As environmental justice gains momentum in facing the most pressing issues of our time, NWNL has consciously intensified its coverage of issues disproportionately facing Black, Indigenous, Latinx, African and other marginalized communities. We are reexamining environmental injustice issues…

Our NextGen Team

Publishing student research and writing on watershed issues fulfills a major NWNL Mission goal. Thus, since its 2007 founding, NWNL has offered many blogging opportunities and internships. Our NWNL Blog NextGen series fortifies the critical role of youth in developing future solutions– from the possible to the extraordinary. Visit our “Voices of the Future” webpage for a complete list of our NextGen…

Show Some Summer Support

By Sarah RossAll Photos © Alison M. Jones As we mail out our mid-year fundraiser appeal, this blog post shares some of our recent NWNL accomplishments and ongoing summer projects. Please help NWNL share its research and expedition materials documenting healthy waterways and promoting clean water available for all! Your continued support is appreciated now…

A NextGen Shout Out!

By Sarah Ross, NWNL Assistant Director It has been just more than a year since NWNL officially launched our NextGen Blog Series as a mentoring and publication opportunity for college students and graduates researching freshwater and related environmental issues. I am happy to announce we have now published over 40 posts featuring the voices of 15…

Lawn Culture in the United States

A NextGen Blog post by Johanna Mitra, Stony Brook University. All Photos © Alison M. Jones, unless otherwise noted. This is the latest post to our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed education with college internships and blogging opportunities. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts student essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level…