Darby Creek, a tributary of the Delaware River, runs through the refuge. Heavy rains from Isaias caused the creek to overflow into Philadelphia’s Eastwick neighborhood as well as the refuge’s entrance way and most of its major trails. | WHYY
Could climate change shift the conversation on this invasive species?
Some scientists have been arguing that phragmites could be a key line of defense against rising sea level | Delaware News-Journal
All across the Delaware River watershed, people have reported seeing an increase in wildlife in and around their local waterways. | WHYY
Chester County resident Kristen Travers sees some area stream banks almost every day. She’s been watching those stream banks slowly erode. | WHYY
Experts say the problem with river health isn’t the trash as much as it is the floodwaters that transport it. | WHYY
Watersheds can be complex, but they’re brimming with stories and present huge opportunities for journalists looking to dig into meaty topics that are relevant to their communities.
On Aug. 21, Rona Kobell, a science editor and writer with Maryland Sea Grant, will feature tips and strategies for how to cover the regulatory, economic, and social issues that are confronting our watersheds.
‘Attribution science’ uses modeling to assess role of warming in weather events. | WHYY
Union of Concerned Scientists: EPA must warn public, take action | WHYY
WURD Radio’s ecoWURD initiative will host a series of monthly on-air/online/video conversations exploring the intersection of environmental justice, COVID-19 and the impact on Black and Brown communities. | Delaware Currents
On Wednesday, April 22nd, in celebration of Earth Day, WURD Radio’s ecoWURD initiative, in partnership with the From The Source Collaborative, will host a day long summit of on air and online conversations exploring environmental justice at the intersection of race, health, the arts, education and politics. | EcoWURD