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The Effect of Fracking: Water Systems & Drinking Water

Anti-fracking march; photo via hudsonriverkeeper (Flickr). There is a huge fracking fracas that is spreading throughout the US as gas exploration companies seek to target underground gas resources throughout the country. You may be wondering what all the uproar is about. We need energy, and underground gas reserves offer an abundant source of natural energy […]

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Beavers And Their Effect On A Watershed

A Beavers Habitat Related Articles: River Dammings, Otters, Beavers and Habitat Loss The North American beaver (Castor canadensis) has had an uneven history. The species once thrived throughout much of the United States and Canada. However, as European colonists started to spread farther and farther west, the animal’s thick, waterproof fur made it a target. […]

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