water pollution

Chemicals of Emerging Concern in the Great Lakes: The Imperative for Additional Action

The Great Lakes play a critical role in providing drinking water, transportation, recreation, and livelihoods for the millions of people in the Great Lakes basin. Yet, the health of the …

Bridge over Flint Rivr

Hey Flint! How Are You?

It’s been 7 years since the city of Flint gained national attention for its water crisis. Since then several cities around the country have identified their own issues with safe, …

water quality graphic collage

Community Science: Training the Next Generation to Protect our Water

It’s been 7 years since the nation first learned about the Flint Water Crisis. In April of 2014 the city of Flint, under emergency management by the state of Michigan, …

Zebra Mussels

Five Lakes, Two Countries…and One Ecosystem

A Healthy Dose of Binational Cooperation If you look at a map of our five Great Lakes, you’ll see a line running through the middle of four of them, marking …

Fighting to Restore Clean Water Protections for Wildlife

Access to clean water is more important now than ever. However, in the middle of a global pandemic, the Trump administration published a regulation that removes bipartisan clean water protections …

Pollution Problem: Protecting American Mink & the Ohio River

Right now, we have a short window of time to protect American mink and the Ohio River from heavy metal toxins and destructive invasive species. The Ohio River Valley Water …

Bighorn sheep photo by Tim Rains (NPS)

Will Congress Leave Wildlife Out to Dry this Year?

In our own lives, the new year often comes with a to-do list. Whether it’s filing financial paperwork or setting goals for the year ahead like going to the gym …

Polar bear and cub

2019 Wildlife Conservation Priorities Poll

As 2019 approaches, we are mounting campaigns to address the imminent challenges facing countless wildlife—from hummingbirds in backyard gardens to polar bears roaming the Arctic Circle. Please weigh in by …

Healthier Waters for the Chesapeake Blue Crab

Good news for Chesapeake blue crab habitat! A recent court decision supports the historic plan to clean-up the Chesapeake Bay and protect wildlife. Recently, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals …

Belted Kingfisher

Is That Sushi Safe, Kingfisher?

If you love paddling, swimming or just walking along the banks of creeks and rivers like I do, you are probably familiar with the head-turning chatter of the Belted Kingfisher …

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