Annual Environmental Observances

Written by Sarah Kearns, NWNL Project Manager Photos by Alison M Jones With Earth Day coming up in April - and World Water Day observed just last week -  we're using this blog to highlight a few important and unique annual observances that are included on the newly updated NWNL Annual Observances Calendar. (Remember to…

Happy Earth Day 2018!

Every year, Earth Day is celebrated internationally on April 22.  In 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated across thousands of college campuses, primary & secondary schools and communities in the United States. Millions of people participated in demonstrations in favor of environmental reform. In 1990 Earth Day became an international event, that is now…

Thinking GREEN for Earth Day!

Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22! How'd it become a global movement? http://bit.ly/1ESgMqz - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

How far would you walk for clean water?

http://www.youtu.be/Nphh_8UzSNU "We need to care for the water instead of merely use it," states Sharon Day, an Ojibwe elder leading the Ohio River Water Walk (Nibi) 966 miles from Pittsburgh, PA to Cairo, IL starting on #EarthDay .  Every step is a prayer for the most polluted river in the United States. For more info…

Earth Day Symposium on Awareness of Water Usage

"No resource on earth is more precious—or more endangered—than water."  - Last Call at the Oasis "It's too late for pessimism."  - Alison M. Jones Yesterday, Alison M. Jones (Director of No Water No Life and Conservation Photographer) was one of the panelists at Earth Day’s “Water Symposium” at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry,…