PFAS IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN: PART 2

A NextGen Blog post by Rachel Rebello, Rutgers University, 2019. 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. Our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts only student essays; sponsors a forum for its student contributors; and…

PFAS IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER: PART ONE

A NextGen Blog post by Rachel Rebello, Rutgers University, 2019. 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 values, threats and solutions. ABOUT RACHEL…

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…

Rivers, Estuaries and Oceans

By Alison M. Jones, NWNL Founding Director & Conservation Photographer. This post honors the UN celebration of World Oceans Day (June 8) and The Explorers Club World Oceans Week (June 5-9). All Photos © Alison M. Jones. NWNL focuses on freshwater availability, quality and usage. Oceans are also critical to the hydrologic cycle as rivers flow into oceans via estuaries…

Environmental Justice for Columbia River Tribes at Hanford

Written By Gerry Pollet Photos  © Alison M. Jones Gerry Pollet is a Washington State legislator; faculty member at the University of Washington School of Public Health; and Director of Heart of America Northwest, a leading citizens’ group working for cleanup of Hanford Nuclear Site. In monitoring the pernicious legacy of plutonium leaking into the Columbia…