The Northwest Florida State College baseball team gathered together on a sunny Friday morning for both team building and community service. Standing at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) headquarters in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, theyContinue reading
Though field trips are time-consuming and can be expensive, they provide a window into an environmental world that many kids have never experienced before.
It gives me pause to see proposals now before government agencies to relax the standards for discharge and stream protection
I am in my fourth week as an intern at the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), an internship that I found through the Nicholas School’s Stanback internship program I talked about in an earlier post.Continue reading
If we are to ensure high quality water, significant effort must be put to managing sources of nitrogen and phosphorus in runoff that reaches the Great Lakes
For the purposes of maintaining water quality in the Hudson River, it shouldn’t matter if I dump my sewage or industrial waste into a small tributary or directly into the River.
I watched a TED Talk by the policy advisor Simon Anholt the other day, titled “Who would the rest of the world vote for in your country’s election?” He asserted the following: “I think that ifContinue reading
Amidst the tumultuous week that is finals week, I decided to take a trip to Assateague Island National Seashore. In 1962, the national seashore was established to protect the 37 miles of beach that stretchesContinue reading
Costa Rica’s coasts, long renowned for being rich in biodiversity, have recently come under attack by industrial fishing. While living in the country for 10 months as a Hart Leadership Fellow, I interviewed fishermen onContinue reading
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Erin Sams Cooper, a Colorado-based environmentalist, floodplain specialist, ocean advocate and family friend. Erin serves as an advisory board member for the Colorado Ocean Coalition, an organization working to promoteContinue reading