May is garden for wildlife month…..and that fits perfectly with our initiatives in Mountain Creek Watershed! We are partnering with the Chattanooga Area Pollinator Partnership (https://chapollinator.org )and Red Bank Elementary with a nice grant from Tennessee American Water Company to create a pollinator flyway down the Mountain Creek valley to the Tennessee River. It is […]
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Water. We all require it for life. We all need CLEAN water and LOTS of it! Caribbean SEA and TenneSEA work at the grassroots level to empower kids and their communities to get clean water. The Flint, Michigan water disaster was a wake up call for many to realize that you cannot take your water […]
Being in the Caribbean in February is usually a reason for envy, but this time the temperatures in Tennessee felt so springlike, it was actually difficult to leave the States! These first pictures are from Dominica, the Nature Island, where rainforests cover much of the interior and the rainforests of the sea are vibrant and […]
Thanks to VW Chattanooga, the Sapelo Island Teacher’s Workshop run by our wonderful Jim Watson is happening once again! Dates this year are June 8-12 and applications will be available soon. You must attend a meeting with Jim to be eligible to apply. We will let you know when the application meetings are as soon as […]
https://nyti.ms/1JfyaTZ I watched this video again today. I haven’t seen Goliath Grouper since I swam with them in the Bahamas when I was a kid. I am so impressed with Cuba’s protection of the mangrove and reefs. They are intimately connected. Without the mangrove nursery AND the coral reef, life in the Caribbean Sea […]
Thanks to VW and our teacher leader, Jim Watson, we had a fantastic workshop on Sapelo Island. Check out the prezi and watch for more pictures. THANKS, VW!! Prezi Link: http://prezi.com/9jbvqbtqgph3/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share
WHAT A WEEK!! We started this week in the 95 degree sun working with Clean Vibes on our REcovery of reusable goods at Bonnaroo. The rest of the week, we welcomed lots of new visitors to the shop and put together more tents than anyone thought possible! Thanks so much to the volunteers who helped […]
The 2015 report on MesoAmerican Reef Health shows some progress, but many sites are still in critical condition. The MAR has more protected areas and more herbivorous fish, very important to control the algae that competes with the coral cover. Get the info for yourself: http://www.healthyreefs.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/MAR-EN-small.pdf
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