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The Network: Mapped!
The Stewardship Network: New England
We have a new interactive map that shows the collective impact of over 80 organizations mobilizing volunteers to care for and study our lands and waters since the Network's launch in New England in 2014! What do we see? 83 organizations hosting stewardship workdays, volunteer trainings, and citizen science events and 230 events held in 102 different communities. You can play with the data and show your location or organization's events: The Network: Mapped!
Presenter: Jon Devine
Jon Devine is a senior attorney with NRDC’s water program and he leads the clean water
solutions team. His work focuses on implementing, defending, and strengthening Clean
Water Act core programs. Jon specializes on the legal scope of the Clean Water Act; runoff
pollution and the use of green infrastructure; water quality and nutrient pollution in the
Mississippi River Basin; and mountaintop removal coal mining and its impacts on bodies
of water in Appalachia.
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