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What are Phragmites and why are they a Problem?

Non-native Phragmites, also known as common reed, is a perennial, aggressive wetland grass that displaces native plant and animal species. Invasive Phragmites is one of the most widespread plants on Earth and is found worldwide. 125 more words


Future of the Mekong River is at risk

The Mekong River in Southesast Asia is one of the world’s longest waterways, and flows through 6 countries: China, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. 151 more words


Water is a Living Archive: Examining myths of where various urban streams come from: Pt. 1: Kellogg Creek

Have you ever heard rumors that water in various urban streams in Los Angeles originates in significant part from irrigation runoff?

It’s true that car wash and irrigation runoff are often seen flowing into storm drains. 1,529 more words


A haiku to celebrate Nat'l Wildlife Week March 17-23! This year's theme is wildlife + WATER!

the floating heron
pecks at it
till it shatters…
full moon on water
– zuiryu

– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director