In the News
In the week that followed the release of the Report Card for America’s Watershed (from Oct. 14 through Oct. 21, 2015), more than 2,500 stories ran in news outlets across the nation. (Source: Google news search.)
We’ve prepared a map (at left) that serves as a partial representation of where many of the of the news stories ran. We’ve also included links to several of the stories below. (Click on the map to enlarge it.)
More recent stories include:
- AWI Director addresses the Mississippi River Commission. Quad City Times, Aug. 10, 2016.
- “Corps, conservationists bringing back river wetlands.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Aug. 15, 2016.
- AWI Board member Michael Reuter, who serves as director of The Nature Conservancy’s North America Water Program, was interviewed by the Institute for Conservation Leadership (ICL). Michael’s interview–much of which discusses AWI–is available at ICL’s Web site.
Stories covering the initial release of the Report Card include:
- Associated Press
- Wall Street Journal
- Washington Post
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch (initial story, follow-up feature & an opinion piece)
- NPR—All Things Considered & Marketplace
- The Weather Channel PBS in St. Louis
- FOX News in St. Louis
- The Boston Globe
- The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
- The Advocate (Baton Rouge)
- The Denver Post
- Des Moines Register
- McKnight Foundation e-news
- Iowa Farmer Today
- Missouri Farmer Today
- Brownfield Ag News
- Workboat News
- “Our Mississippi,”published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York Times (no longer available online)
- FarmWeekNow.com published an opinion piece written by two AWI steering committee members
The AWI Report Card was developed over two years with significant amount of information and feedback from hundreds of experts and stakeholders throughout the watershed and nation. View a comprehensive Report Card technical paper that includes data sources, calculations and analysis.