People encouraged to use their talents and passions to give a "Voice to the Vulnerable" across watershed
Riverkeeper's note: As a unique way to showcase a special theme for 2024, our Riverkeeper is using the following poem to encourage people to use their various talents and abilities to give a voice to the vulnerable across the greater watershed. It could be via poetry or artwork, anywhere from the classroom to the courtroom, the workplace to the home, everyone has a chance to make a difference in their own social circles. If you would like to get more involved, take our 2024 Susquehanna Survey, consider volunteering as a volunteer Sentinel or reach out directly to Riverkeeper John Zaktansky at email@example.com
Who speaks for the hellbender on the bed of the creek?
Unassuming, nocturnal, alone and unique
Lurking beneath boulders, a crayfish regulator.
And where present in our streams, a clean-water indicator.
And yet ...
John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.