Lichen is part of the biodiversity of vegetation in our watersheds and serves as tool for water retention.

- Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Protect Our Water Resources

  NYC SAFE Disposal Events in Spring 2014 (held rain or shine): Sun, May 4 - Brooklyn, McCarren Park Sat, May 10 - Bronx, Orchard Beach Parking Lot Sun, May 11 - Manhattan, Union Square, North Plaza Sat, May 17 - Staten Island, Midland Beach Parking Lot For more info - http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/events/bwprr_safe.shtml https://www.facebook.com/NYCRecycles https://twitter.com/nycrecycles - … Continue reading Protect Our Water Resources

The Water and Energy Connection

One 60-watt incandescent bulb on 12 hours a day may use 6,300,000 gallons of water per year. If 300 million Americans turned off a light, we’d save 1.9 trillion gallons of water. --Robert Glennon, author of Unquenchable

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 … Continue reading How far would you walk for clean water?

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, … Continue reading Earth Day Symposium on Awareness of Water Usage

Environmentalism means respect for all beings -human and otherwise.

HAPPY EARTH DAY!   Click on images for larger view. - 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 … Continue reading