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Luna Leopold: A Visionary in Water Resource Management

We are celebrating Earth Day at a time when our environmental and public health agencies are at severe risk from the Trump Republicans (see my last post). Moreover, we are witnessing multi-pronged right-wing attacks on science. The Trump Administration’s massive proposed cuts in research funding and questioning the validity of science underscore the dangerous territory … Continue reading Luna Leopold: A Visionary in Water Resource Management

Why Standing Rock is a Flashpoint in the Fight for Justice, Democracy, and Indigenous Sovereignty

About a month ago I traveled to the Standing Rock Sioux Nation to support the Water Protectors in their fight for indigenous and environmental justice. I initially had difficulty sitting down and writing about my experience, as I needed some time to properly process what I learned, and what this means for our society. But … Continue reading Why Standing Rock is a Flashpoint in the Fight for Justice, Democracy, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Lessons from Coon Valley: The Importance of Collaboration in Watershed Management

This article originally appeared on the Aldo Leopold Foundation‘s blog, Building a Land Ethic: A blog for our Thinking Community. Working as an Education and Outreach Fellow at the Aldo Leopold Foundation, I had the opportunity to work in the Leopold archives and write periodically for our blog. The focus on celebrating the United Nations’ International Year … Continue reading Lessons from Coon Valley: The Importance of Collaboration in Watershed Management