Pathfinders: Women of the Explorers Club Symposium

Earlier this month, Alison M. Jones, NWNL Director and Lead Photographer, was part of the 2-day event, "Pathfinders: Women of The Explorers Club Symposium." In one of 10 sessions titled, “In Danger! Places Worth Preserving!”, Alison shared her NWNL documentation of Kenya’s Mau Forest, the source of the Mara River. The health of this forest,…

Desertification and Global Drought

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 students to…

Gold Mining and Environmental Degradation in Tanzania

A NextGen Blog by Jacqueline Jobin, University of Minnesota. Photos © Alison M. Jones. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG post focuses on East Africa's Mara River Basin. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed and hydrology education with internships and blog opportunities. Our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series hosts student essays; sponsors a forum for its high school senior, college and grad…

Women in Freshwater Management

A NextGen Blog post by Johanna Mitra, Stony Brook University. All Photos © Alison M. Jones. Since 2007, NWNL has supported watershed and hydrology education with internships and blog opportunities. Our NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series hosts student essays; sponsors a forum for its high school senior, college and grad contributors; and invites proposals from new students to write on watershed values,…

Climate Change in Africa’s Mara and Omo Basins

A NextGen Blog by Lauren Rose, University of Exeter. 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 students’ essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level students to…