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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Corps Misleads Public on Dredging’s Impact By ASWM Member William Moyer – Delaware Voice (blog) – October 22, 2009 http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20091022/OPINION07/91021057/1004/ OPINION/Corps-misleads-public-on-dredging-s-impact

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The Obama Administration is asking for advice on environmental issues.  Over at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) there is a renewed commitment to implementing the Wetland Reserve Program and enrolling 900,000 acres over the next three years. USDA is … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Named Wetland of International Importance http://pantherisland.blogspot.com/#

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On Thursday, October 15 the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing titled “The Clean Water Act after 37 Years:  Recommitting to the Protection of the Nation’s Waters.”  The hearing focused primarily on enforcement picking up on the many … Continue reading

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Melting Permafrost May Help Explain Why Many Denali National Park Wetlands Are Drying Up by Bob Janiskee – National Parks Traveler – Posted October 11, 2009 Scientists working in Denali National Park suspect that permafrost melting might be an important … Continue reading

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“How perfect is the Hound at smelling, Who never leaves or forsakes his first scent, But follows it through so many changes and varieties of other scents, Even over and in the waters, and into the earth!” –The Compleat Angler Many … Continue reading

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Queen of the marsh By Jennifer Anderson – Sustainable Life – October 8, 2009 As executive director of The Wetlands Conservancy, a statewide nonprofit based in Tualatin, Lev is one of the region’s prominent conservationists, known for her standout people … Continue reading

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Cool Workshop: Introduction to Scientific Filmmaking This 7-day immersion workshop will teach participants to communicate scientific findings, natural history information, or conservation messages by creating compelling, professional-quality videos. Topics will include story selection, planning, writing, camera technique, voiceovers, technical aspects … Continue reading

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On Thursday October 1st, 2009, the Michigan legislature voted to keep the Michigan wetland program under state control with changes.  The bill must be signed by the Governor and funded through the formal appropriation process, which is expected to occur … Continue reading

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