clean water

Happy 40th Anniversary Clean Water Act!

This Thursday, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This landmark act has ensured, and will continue to ensure, that America’s waters are fishable, swimmable, and drinkable. Since … Read more

America’s Hunters Ask: Where are Clean Water and Healthy Wetlands in the Election Discourse?

Tonight, Congressman Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden will engage in a primetime debate on foreign and domestic issues. We remain hopeful that among the many important topics raised … Read more

Celebrating the Clean Water Act as We Restore the Anacostia River

This is a guest post by Kellie Bolinder. Restoring the Anacostia River here  means more than just clean water to the Earth Conservation Corps.  The heavily polluted Anacostia River flows through … Read more

Montana Sushi Girl: My Fish Tale

The first time I took my daughter camping we went to Rock Creek, a blue ribbon trout stream just 30 minutes east of Missoula, Montana. My father took me there … Read more

Protecting Clean Water Helps Our Economy

This is a guest post by Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. In times of economic hardship, politicians who prioritize special interests over … Read more

Is the Great Lakes Region Ready for a Fracking Boom?

This is a guest post by Sara Gosman, a water resources attorney for National Wildlife Federation. In the past few years, the Great Lakes region has seen a surge of … Read more

Largest Young Professional Track to Date Hosted by Society for American Indian Government Employees

As part of its 10th anniversary conference last week (June 4–8, 2012) just outside of Denver, Colorado, the Society for American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE), hosted its largest youth convening … Read more

Hardrock Mining–Baggage in Hand–Arrives in the Great Lakes

Fueled by high metals prices, the nation’s hardrock mining boom has swept into the Great Lakes.  In a region with almost no history of hardrock or “sulfide” mining, there is … Read more

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Montana Mine Could be Death Sentence for Grizzlies

The Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana is one of the wildest places on earth, and the only protected land in the 2.3 million acre Kootenai National Forest. Here, one … Read more

Picking up trash at our neighborhood clean-up

3 Tips for a Fun Community Clean-up Day

Gathering neighbors and friends to beautify your community is a great way to connect with nature… and each other. Read more