Organizations, Publications, Media

Art and Ecology Sites

In response to Native Tribes and civic groups, Maya Lin created works along the Columbia River Basin for the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06. Maya Lin Confluence Project

Water Artist Basia Irland has been creating performance art and sculpture for over 25 years. Her works draw attention to the plight of rivers such as the Rio Grande, the issues of global warming on watersheds, waterborne infections, and so many other important aspects of the growing crises of our watersheds. Basia Irland Water Artist

The unique and inspiring musical compositions of John Luther Adams arise from deep ecological observation and understanding: sound excerpts and writings on his website. John Luther Adams

Chris Jordan produces both beautiful and shocking art based on material production excess. Here is his TED talk with slide show: Chris Jordan Material Excess Art

Oregon Art and Ecology Centers

Since 1970, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology near Portland Oregon has offered residences,workshops,and art events serving the Pacific Northwest. Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

The Siskiyou Field Institute in Southern Oregon partners wtih Southern Oregon University and offers painting, sketching, storytelling, writing and other arts as forms of nature explorations along with its strong curriculum of Klamath-Siskiyou ecology courses. Siskiyou Field Institute

Environmental Organizations

Waterkeeper Alliance American Rivers
Klamath Riverkeeper
KS Wild
Inter-tribal Fish Commission
Friends of the River
West Atlanta Watershed Alliance
Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Publications and Albums

River Circles Photo Album by Goly Ostovar for Madrona Arts


Diana Hartel Vassar Radio Show Be the Change Jan 14, 2009
Diana Hartel Vassar Radio Show Be the Change Feb 4, 2009


Captain Moore on Ocean Trash
Cermaq part 1
Klamath River Tribes Protest Pacificorp
E O Wilson TED Talk on Saving the Earth
Richard Preston on the Wild Trees

River Guides

New Wave Rafting New Mexico
Far Flung Adventures New Mexico