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Monthly Archives: December 2009

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And the sage Oloffe dreamed a dream, — and lo,    the good St. Nicholas came riding over the tops of the trees, in that self-same wagon wherein he brings his yearly presents to children, and he descended hard by where the heroes of Communipaw … Continue reading

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Perennials, Wetland Plants Compared For Ability To Remove Harmful Nitrogen, Phosphorus Water Online/American Society for Horticultural Science – December 15, 2009 Rapid population growth and urbanization have raised concerns over stormwater runoff contamination. Studies on watersheds indicate that excess nutrients, … Continue reading

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This week the COP 15 climate change talks sponsored by the United Nations in Copenhagen provide an opportunity for the world to make progress reaching agreement on strategies to reduce the future impacts of climate change.   Mitigation and adaptation are … Continue reading

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2010 Ornithology Programs at Hog Island Audubon Center You can sign up-now!-for summer 2010 ornithology programs at Hog Island Audubon Center http://www.maineaudubon.org/explore/ camp/hi_overview.shtml Audubon’s internationally recognized Project Puffin Seabird Restoration Program will lead five distinct sessions of bird-loving bliss, working with … Continue reading

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It’s easy to identify the boundaries of lakes and major rivers, but other waters including some kinds of wetlands and small streams can be more difficult.  Wetlands are identified by looking for signs of water (hydrology), water adapted plants and … Continue reading

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The Cultural Impact of Eroding Wetlands By Kari Lydersen – ColorLines – November 18, 2009 For Laura Billiot, Brenda Dardar Robichaux and their peers among the Native American community in southern Louisiana, growing up meant shrimping, trapping and farming with … Continue reading

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