Notes from Garden & Afield in Jersey Midlands

By  Joseph Sapia - NWNL Guest Blogger, from a Pine Barren outlier region in New Jersey's Raritan River Basin  All content and photos © Joseph Sapia.  His email is Snufftin@aol.com. "From the Raritan River to the Mullica River, From the Delaware River to the Atlantic Ocean.” 2017:  Sunday,  June 25, to Saturday July 1 Note:  The yard references are…

Signs that you are an Environmentalist

Have you ever posted about Climate Change on social media? Do you care about animals and their habitat? Have you used the word "sediment?" Have you ever talked about soil in casual conversation? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, think about becoming a Rutgers University Certified Environmental Steward. No previous environmental…

LNG Threat to Hudson and Raritan River Estuaries

NY/NJ Baykeeper is a strong voice fighting an LNG terminal (see definition below) that would threaten the biodiversity and water quality of the Hudson and Raritan River Estuary, one of the largest ports in the world. LNG usage, which furthers greenhouse gas emissions, is also a concern. WHAT is Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)? Liquefied Natural…

Beautiful new book on the Raritan River

http://youtu.be/yXPP8tqP-xU No Water No Life applauds Dr. Judy Auer Shaw on the publication of her new book, "The Raritan River: Our Landscape, Our Legacy."  For 8 years, NWNL has observed the power of Judy's outreach upstream and downstream along the Raritan.  Her personal passion for this river and local stewardship has brought together residents, scientists,…

the art of addressing water conservation

NWNL would like to spotlight artists utilizing art as a platform to raise awareness of water issues. Currently on view at Pace Gallery in NYC -Maya Lin creates sculptural topographies of disappearing watersheds. With recycled silver, steel pins, marble and wood, Lin presents aerial views of waterways exploring environmental issues. Watch a 5 minute video…