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…

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…

Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon

A NextGen Blog post by Johanna Mitra, Stonybrook 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 students to propose…

Cycles of Dependency: Salmon and Macroinvertebrates in the Columbia River Basin

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