Harvard Came to Arganil to Think About the Resilience of Rural Communities to Fire

By Carla Tomás, PortugalOriginally published by Espresso, Oct 11, 2021 [English translation below kindly provided by Miguel Cardoso for NWNL] INTRODUCTION Silvia Benedito, architect and professor at Harvard University, developed the project “O Canário na Mina/The Canary in the Coal Mine: Fires and Rural Communities in the Interior of Portugal.” It is now published in…

Prescribed Fires in Wetland Habitats

A NextGen Blog by Samantha Houck, Radford University 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 work focused on watershed values, threats and solutions. Samantha Hooke…

Privatized and Aging US Water Infrastructure

A NextGen Blog by Michelle O’Brien, University of North Carolina, Wilmington.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…

Imagining an Entire River System

Aerial Photos by Joe Mish and Alison M Jones, on flight granted to NWNL by LightHawk Joe Mish has always lived in sight of New Jersey's Raritan River, with his early years spent roaming its clay banks, streams, tidal creeks and the Lower Raritan swamps near Crab Island. Currently, Joe lives further upstream on the…

A California Water Crisis   

A NextGen Blog post by Lauren Rose, University of ExeterAll 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. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG series posts student essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level students to propose work focused on…