This Sunday look for the Full Sturgeon Supermoon

This Sunday, August 10, the full Moon will appearĀ as much as 14% closer and 30% brighter than other full Moons of the year. Why? The August full Moon falls on the same day as perigee. It is known as the Full Sturgeon Moon of August. Fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this…

After all, aren’t clouds just recycled water?

What's the WATER CYCLE? - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Last month's NWNL SPOTLIGHT on the California Drought documented the state's inland Central Valley. Usually, the Sierra Nevadas' runoff supplies water to the Sacramento River Basin's rice fields, walnut orchards and migratory waterfowl havens around the Buttes. However California's 3-year drought has drastically reduced this water supply, so critical for agricultural and ecosystem needs throughout…