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Community Stewardship

Community Stewardship

Community Watershed Stewardship
Community Stewardship All watershed councils in Southeast Alaska have, enhancing community stewardship as a central focus in their programs and initiatives. Stewardship is a word that refers to the actions and behaviors of individual, communities, governments, businesses, and industries that protect and enhance- rather than compromise- the ability of present and future generations to meet their own needs. This requires all of us to be aware of how we impact our environments and to take responsibility and accountability for the day to day choices we make that protect and promote the integrity of these ecosystems and/or ones that jeopardize the health and productivity of this communal resource. A collective shift in consciousness... The recognition of the connection between environmental quality and quality of life starts with an awareness about how…
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A changing climate

A changing climate

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There are very few places in the world where- due to a changing climate -the transformation in landscape are as visibly apparent  as here in Alaska. The ecosystems of Southeast Alaska are being dramatically altered. How is a changing climate impacting the regions; fresh water supplies, ocean waters, natural resources and ecosystem services? .... Stay informed
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Circle of Blue- the state of the world’s water…

Circle of Blue- the state of the world’s water…

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Living in Southeast Alaska we are surrounded by freshwater. It is difficult to comprehend that the global community is facing a world-wide fresh water crisis. Considering that the planet has a finite amount of freshwater resources it is our collective responsibility to understand how we can work together to ensure all people have access to this necessary resource. Circle of Blue reports and presents the information necessary to respond to the global freshwater crisis... Stay informed
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