Orchestra climbs Farnham Glacier in the Kootenays to play “Requiem For A Glacier” to raise awareness of glacial melt

This weekend over 50 musicians performed in the snow for a glacier. "Requiem for a Glacier" composed by Paul Walde is a 4 movement oratorio. Walde collaborated with arts curator, Kiara Lynch, who recruited and rehearsed volunteers for the project. Approximately 40 choir singers, 50 musicians, a group of sound technicians, mountain guides, a film/video … Continue reading Orchestra climbs Farnham Glacier in the Kootenays to play “Requiem For A Glacier” to raise awareness of glacial melt

A river does not just happen; it has a beginning and an end. Its story is written in rich earth, in ice, and in water-carved stone, and its story as the lifeblood of the land is filled with color, music and thunder. ~Andy Russell, The Life of a River

Know much about Freshwater?

Take the Freshwater Quiz! http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/freshwater-101-quiz/ - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

City of Water Day on July 20th

City of Water Day is coming up - July 20th! Free events along the Hudson River! Check out these websites for more info: http://hudsonriverdaysny.org/river_day_events.aspx  http://www.cityofwaterday.org See you on the river!

Is pollution, fracking, drought, or flooding threatening a river near you?

MAP: America's 21 Most Vulnerable Rivers If you're one of 142 million Americans heading to the outdoors this year, there's a good chance you'll run into one of at least 250,000 rivers in the country. Much of the nation's 3.5 million miles of rivers and streams provide drinking water, electric power, and critical habitat for … Continue reading Is pollution, fracking, drought, or flooding threatening a river near you?