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Monthly Archives: May 2009

ASWM’s Member #12, Mark Kraus, Ph.D., sent us his poem, “Everglades Take 1,” for the wetland poetry and art section of the blog. Read his poem here: http://aswm.org/wordpress/?page_id=249

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In March 2009 a Gallup Poll identified water as Americans’ top green concern http://www.gallup.com/poll/117079/ Water-Pollution-Americans-Top-Green-Concern.aspx.  That was the good news.  The bad news was that Americans were least concerned about global warming. In the Gallup poll individuals were asked how … Continue reading

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Summer Wetland Field Camp The Swamp School has partnered with the New Jersey School of Conservation in Branchville, NJ to sponsor a wetlands training class.  The class is a combination of field work and classroom sessions held at the beautiful … Continue reading

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Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Blog by Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Lawyer, Erich P. Rapp http://www.louisianacoastalwetlands.com/

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One of the joys of working for the Association of State Wetland Managers is watching new, important initiatives unfold. In 2005 the principal topic for ASWM’s annual state/federal workshop was wetland mapping. At the end of the meeting the U.S. … Continue reading

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Aquariums: Wetland Plants by Hermes May 11, 2009 http://completeaquarium.blogspot.com/ 2009/05/wetland-plants.html Beechwood Wetland Blog by Marnie May 12, 2009 ~ a blog about a community stewardship program at a wetland site in Ontario, Canada http://beechwoodwetland.blogspot.com/

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As a new hire at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1988 one of my first assignments was to manage a grant with the Environmental Law Institute to create the National Wetlands Awards.  We had to come up with a … Continue reading

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A DC Birding Blog by John Beetham May 2, 2009 Top 10 Favorite Wetland Sites Wetlands are rightly valued for their high levels of biodiversity. In U.S. conservation politics they may perhaps be a bit overrepresented in comparison to other … Continue reading

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It was 1991 and the Wetlands Division at EPA where I worked was trying to identify some opportunities to develop positive outreach about wetlands.  Glenn Eugster, a branch chief in the division forwarded the idea of creating a wetland month … Continue reading

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