Marisa Escudero

November 28, 2016

Learning from the Lives Along the River

Originally Published by The McKnight Foundation, November 10, 2016 Written by Mark Muller, Mississippi River Program Director Given the intense election coverage of the past few […]
October 26, 2016

People Over Pipelines & Fracked Gas

Written by Maya van Rossum, Delaware Riverkeeper Network Interstate fracked gas pipelines are cutting through people’s lives at an increasing rate.  The onslaught of shale gas […]
September 30, 2016

Water Bill Wastes Billions

Originally Published by Taxpayers for Common Sense, September 9, 2016 Weekly Wastebasket Volume: XXI No. 36 Written by Steve Ellis, Taxpayers for Common Sense Taxpayer alert: […]
August 18, 2016

Historic Florida, Georgia water war decisions will impact entire nation

By Dan Tonsmeire, Apalachicola Riverkeeper A vital piece of Florida’s economy and livelihoods are hinging on historic actions this year by the U.S. Army Corps of […]
August 15, 2016

Five Birds that Benefit from Living Shorelines

By Marisa Escudero, Water Resources Manager, NWF Think of your last visit to the shore. Can you remember the smell of the ocean, the breeze in […]
August 2, 2016

Help Save Superman’s Home!

By Marisa Escudero, Water Resources Manager, National Wildlife Federation The New Madrid Levee Project is a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build […]
July 28, 2016

Comprehensive Flood Risk Management for the Upper Mississippi?

By Olivia Dorothy, American Rivers In August, the Mississippi River Commission will be conducting their low water inspection on the Upper Mississippi River and on August […]
June 29, 2016

Restoring Floodplains…With Science!

Written by Eileen Shader, American Rivers Floodplains are an integral part of healthy rivers, while floods are a natural occurrence on rivers. These simple facts can be […]
May 25, 2016

Protecting People and Wildlife

By Melissa Samet, Senior Water Resources Counsel, National Wildlife Federation While operations and maintenance (or O&M) might not sound like something to be concerned about, it […]