NWNL at the Columbia River Basin 2014 Transboundary Conference

Thru talks and art journaling, Day 1 of this conference has imparted a sense of how more and more of the diverse stakeholders in this basin are learning to "think like a river" -- if the fish and other species don't recognize boundaries, neither should humans!

Coal exports threaten human health, aquatic life and degrade natural resources

USACE is pulling out of its study of the coal terminal in Portland, Oregon since tribal fishing rights are stopping the process. This is great news, as the Columbia Riverkeeper notes, for the health of the anadromous fish populations as well as human communities in the Lower Columbia River Basin. But this news puts more…

Behind the wheel

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Can’t have a rainbow without a li’l rain

Rainbows invoke optimism that the rain has come followed by sun – perfect growing conditions and full rivers for irrigation!

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -Aristotle