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 … Continue reading Signs that you are an Environmentalist

Lion Populations to Decline by Half

  Lions are currently considered "vulnerable" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, but if upcoming assessments change their status to "endangered" they will be considered at "a very high risk of extinction in the wild".  Scientists estimate that a mere 20,000 lions are left in all of Africa and that number will be … Continue reading Lion Populations to Decline by Half

WATER CONNECTS ALL

No Water - No Life! Let's protect it! Daily Post's Weekly Photo Theme: Connected. – Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

What are Phragmites and why are they a Problem?

Non-native Phragmites, also known as common reed, is a perennial, aggressive wetland grass that displaces native plant and animal species. Invasive Phragmites is one of the most widespread plants on Earth and is found worldwide. In the U.S. it grows in the eastern states particularly along the Atlantic Coast and increasingly across the Midwest and … Continue reading What are Phragmites and why are they a Problem?

The changing colors of water

Part of the Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge theme: ROY G. BIV. – Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

Enveloped – weekly photo challenge

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/enveloped/ - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

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 … Continue reading Art as Activism to Save Our Rivers