Factory Farms and Foul Waters

A NextGen Blog post by Marianne Swan, SUNY Oneonta. 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 students’ essays; sponsors a forum for our student contributors; and invites upper-level students to propose work focused on watershed…

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…

Supporting the Return of Columbia River Salmon

A NextGen Blog by Lauren Rose, University of Exeter. Photos © Alison M. Jones. This NWNL NEXTGEN BLOG post focuses on salmon in the Columbia River Basin in the US-Canada Pacific Northwest. 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…

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…

Novel Freshwater Ecosystems: A River Management Perspective

A NextGen Blog post by Becca Jordan, University of Nottingham. Photos © Alison M. Jones, unless otherwise noted. Rebecca Jordan is a postgraduate student studying Environmental Leadership and Management at the University of Nottingham in the UK. This blog explores the “novel ecosystems concept” as a river management tool. Recently, I wrote an essay for…