Managing Water Runoff for the Greater Good
KOMU Photo | Andrew Wamboldt from Flickr
A SWITZER NETWORK LEADERSHIP STORY

Managing Water Runoff for the Greater Good

Posted by on Thursday, March 1 2012

Fellows: 

How can we ensure the water that runs off our driveways and parking lots is safe for the environment?  2009 Switzer Fellow Brenda Zollitsch works with municipalities to address pollution that impacts waterways.

 
00:00

Additional Resources: 

Add comment

Log in to post comments

Spotlight on Leadership

Leaving Only Footprints? Think again
You’d be surprised by the ripples left by a day-hiker’s ramble through the woods. In 2008 Switzer Fellow Sarah Reed, an associate conservation scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and her colleagues found fivefold declines in detections of bobcats, coyotes and other midsize carnivores in protected areas in California that allowed quiet recreation activities like hiking, compared with protected areas that prohibited those activities.Read more >
Photo: Stephen Nowland - Emory Photo/Video
Among her many accomplishments bridging her love of science and public service, Fellow Karen Levy's most recent is her selection as a fellow of the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute (LLI) for Public Engagement with Science. “The best way to maintain public support for science is for people to understand it,” Levy says, “to understand the underlying scientific process, to learn about exciting discoveries, and to understand how it affects their own lives.”Read more >

A vibrant community of environmental leaders