In the News

Weekly News of Interest

Listed below are links to news articles that may be of interest to the wetland community. They also appear in the monthly issue of Wetland News Digest. Readers are encouraged to send links to recent articles, publications, and other resources pertaining to wetlands in their local area to Marla Stelk, Executive Director at  and reference “In the News” in the subject box.

Environmental sculpture exhibit explores the effects of sea-level rise

Northam announces historic land acquisition for Chickahominy Tribe

Across the Boreal Forest, Scientists Are Tracking Warming’s Toll

Coalition launches project to restore water quality in Buttonwood Brook and Apponagansett Bay

How to Move a Marsh: Work Continues to Save Sapowet Marsh

Commission to vote on permanent wetland protection rules

 

Recent Comment Letters

ASWM Submits Comments on WOTUS

On October 4, 2021, the Association of State Wetland Managers submitted comments in response to the request from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for written feedback as the agencies revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), and as part of federalism discussions. The full comment letter can be found here.

ASWM Submits Comments on EPA Office of Water 2023-2024 NWPG

On October 1, 2021, the Association of State Wetland Managers submitted comments on the EPA FY 2023-2024 National Water Program Guidance (NWPG). The full comment letter can be found here