Art as Activism to Save Our Rivers

“Water meanders in and out of every discipline, so we can never have too many poets, hydrologists, urban planners, biologists, lawyers, writers, physicians, NGO’s, or geologists working to amplify and aid water’s voice”, says artist Basia Irland. In Irland’s Receding / Reseeding series, river water is frozen, carved into the form of a book, which…

“They think we’re all gonna drown down here. But we ain’t going nowhere.” – Hushpuppy

Isle de Jean Charles NWNL is headed to the "Bathtub!" - The geographic inspiration for the movie, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." As director, Benh Zeitlin put it, "This is the edge of the world." Isle de Jean Charles is a sliver of marshland, deep in the bayous of Louisiana - also ground zero for…

A Summer’s Ripple  

River waters are never the same from one moment to the next….

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

making a difference drop by drop

It's all about stewardship.  Without grassroots efforts to protect our clean safe water, nothing will happen. Politicians and decision-makers need to hear your voice. AFRICAN PROVERB:  “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito.” - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director