30 Aug '17, 4pm

Urban water runoff is a very real problem for our rivers, and nature is a very real solution.

Urban water runoff is a very real problem for our rivers, and nature is a very real solution.

Interview: Kahlil Kettering The Nature Conservancy’s director of urban conservation in Maryland and Washington, D.C., talks about keeping city stormwater out of rivers. Kahlil Kettering, Urban Conservation Program Director © Karine Aigner The Nature Conservancy’s director of urban conservation in Maryland and Washington, D.C., talks about keeping city stormwater out of rivers. By Courtney Leatherman Trash cleanup days along the Anacostia River have become pretty routine in Washington, D.C., over the past decade. Less routine is having infants out there “participating” in the volunteer event, as was the case with your niece a while back. You told her mother, who was reluctant to bring her, that your niece was never too young to see it. See what? The Styrofoam, the trash. But also the calm, the wild space, just a few miles from the nation’s Capitol. When you were her age, yo...

Full article: https://www.nature.org/magazine/archives/kahlil-kettering...

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