Video and other multimedia from FLOW

We Unite Over Water

  In our culture a river is typically a boundary, differentiating one domain from another. The Mississippi River, for example, is the border of 10 states. There’s another way to look at a river—as the center of a basin, accepting and uniting all of its tributary waters. And its tributary people. I’ve lived in several… Read more »

Jim Olson & Dave Mahan on Natural Resources Stewardship

    A Conversation About Climate and Conservation In this video produced by Joe VanderMeulen for NatureChange, Phil Ellis, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, moderates as two of Northern Michigan’s most respected and experienced environmental leaders discuss the challenges and choices facing our region. FLOW’s own Jim Olson and Dr. Dave Mahan, former Associate Director of… Read more »

Photos: Maude Barlow Presentation in Detroit: Great Lakes and Water Privatization

The Wayne State Engineering Building auditorium was full for Maude Barlow’s presentation on Great Lakes and Water Privatization issues. Artist Will See opened the evening bringing a poetic voice to describe the situation of water issues in Detroit. FLOW Founder Jim Olson discussed the public trust as the legal basis for preventing the privatization of… Read more »

Photos: FLOW and Alma College Environmental Communications Class Project

FLOW Staff with Dr. Mike Vickery and the students from his Environmental Communications class at Alma College. The students were hard at work brainstorming new ideas and communications tactics for FLOW’s public trust education. FLOW had to opportunity to give a public presentation at Alma an had a great discussion on Water, Public Trust, and… Read more »