It’s Groundwater Awareness Week! In this blog, we dive into the invisible water source beneath our feet.
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We put on our looking glasses to predict some of the hottest themes we expect (and hope) to see covered in water media this year.
We look back on the media conversation around Western water supply, safety, and access in this year’s scan of water news.
In this issue of the Maven’s Notebook Rising Voices column, Water Hub checks in with Javier Román-Nieves, Director of Strategic Storytelling at Minnow, about discriminatory land and water laws in California and advocating for small farmers in the Bay Area and Northern California.
Telling your organization’s story: A discussion on how to get noticed, be heard, and elevate your story as an organization.
Recap of our recent media briefing on Colorado River solutions that work with nature and provide multiple benefits to the watershed and communities.
Briget Arndell recaps a recent Water Hub workshop that discussed the the impact and importance of using water words that connect.
Nicole Lampe reflects on her experience at the One Water Summit, and the ways the language we use to talk about water can connect or exclude.
In this issue of the Maven’s Notebook Rising Voices column, the Water Hub checks in with Water Justice Program Coordinator at Nuestra Casa, Rosa Nelson about water equity in East Palo Alto and the Greater Bay Area.
Recap of our latest workshop on the key elements of planning a successful press event.
Arohi Sharma shares the importance of soil health, soil’s relationship to water quality, and key takeaways from NRDC’s latest regenerative agriculture report.
I draw from past experiences, and incorporate new learnings, to help uplift underrepresented voices in water through the Color of Water initiative. Advancing water equity is at the center of my work.
Strategies from four artists and organizers on equitable engagement in climate & movement work.
Four artists and organizers whose work give insight into how to work equitably with creators and inspire change.
A panel discussion with local environmental justice leaders highlights practices and policies that can build drought resilience and address long standing climate challenges from groundwater to infrastructure and more!
Coverage of Covid-19 crisis and police brutality made 2021 a stand-out year for climate coverage, however, the problematic trend of whose voices are featured in climate coverage still exists.
Late last month, the Water Hub offered a Western water polling update for our network, sharing toplines from seven recent polls, and ideas for how this research can inform advocacy communications.