Water & Peace

Sustainability in the Desert

Sustainability in the Desert

Two weeks ago on a cool night in the desert, I wandered through mazes of sand and squinted up at some of the brightest stars I’d ever seen. These crazy aliens called “cacti” waved their stiff arms at me and I giggled every time I saw one that looked like a foot pouf.

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4 Things I Ate in the Wetlands

What is a trip into the field if you don’t take advantage of all the sensory opportunities that nature has […]

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500 Miles of NC

500 Miles of NC

In the space of 1.5 weeks this October, I had the pleasure of both hiking up mountains and mucking around salt marshes. I would like to recount some of my (mis-)adventures from traveling all across the wilds of North Carolina.

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What is a Water?

What is a Water?

How can we translate between water and regulatory decisions when water speaks so many languages?

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Chase Discomfort, Not Elephants: Reflections from Summer

I’m creeping through a forest in Gabon. Chasing elephants. Dangerous, enormous elephants.

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Word of the Day: Stationarity

One of the lessons that I’ve been learning at the Nic School has been how to manage water resources that are changing in their availability, their dynamics, and their uses. I look forward to the chance to help forge a new path for water managers.

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Swan Storms and Bird Friends

Swan Storms and Bird Friends

Being a caring nature-lover, I figured it would be a good idea to sneak up on the swans and scare them.

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