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Monthly Archives: June 2009

  Scientists predict climate change will do a lot of things, but for water and wetlands there are three major areas of concern: sea level rise, drought, and larger natural hazard events (floods, hurricanes, etc.).    These changes will lead to … Continue reading

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“Wetlands on the Brink of Extinction (India)” By Prerana Choudhury – Viewspaper – June 12, 2009

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On Thursday, June 18th, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 12-7 in support of an amended Clean Water Restoration Act.   The amendment was a carefully revised compromise introduced by Senators Boxer (CA), Baucus (MT), and Klobuchar (MN).   A … Continue reading

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Earth Snapshot EOSnap is a web portal dedicated to Earth Observation. Check out other featured areas of the globe – the Coast Mountains (CAN & USA), wetlands of Africa, the Middle East, Deltas and Wetlands of the Caspian Sea, at this … Continue reading

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June is the beginning of hurricane season and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association is predicting a ‘normal’ hurricane season for the Atlantic Coast this year stories2009/20090521_ atlantichurricane.html.  That means there is a 50% chance there will be 14 … Continue reading

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Ballona News: State Declares People are Banned in the Wetlands, but Bulldozers are OK? By Helga Gendell – Marina Del Rey Argonaut – June 8, 2009 06/state-declares-people-are-banned-in.html

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One of the joys of the changing seasons is watching the landscape change.  I have areas where I walk or run regularly and observe and take pictures through the seasons including the vernal pools that appear and disappear on the … Continue reading

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Gardening 101: How To Make Your Own Potting Soil (Without Peat Moss)  by Melinda – 1 Green Generation – May 30, 2009 When growing plants in containers, it’s important to use a good potting soil.  It must have good water … Continue reading

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Jon Kusler, Associate Director and co-founder of the Association of State Wetland Managers, is this year’s winner of the Society of Wetland Scientist’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  This special award is given biennially to individuals in recognition of a distinguished and … Continue reading

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