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Monthly Archives: April 2010

EPA Scientist Says East Coast Beaches Threatened by Sea Level, Nobody’s Listening by Josh Harkinson – Wired Science–April 27, 2010 http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/04/climate-desk-sea-level/

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Last week was the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  It was also the one-year anniversary of The Compleat Wetlander. What do the two events have in common?  Well—in the cosmic sense—nothing in particular really except the coincidence of occurring in … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences of Government Policies: The Depletion of America’s Wetlands By Robert Stavins – Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs – January 27th, 2010 http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/analysis/stavins/?p=517 Portland Memorial Mausoleum Mural http://www.urbangreenspaces.org/multimedia/mural-Oaks-Bottom-fast.html

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      “The conservation of natural resources is the       fundamental problem.       Unless we solve that problem it will avail us          little to  solve all others.”                                       –Teddy Roosevelt, 1907 At 7:00 a.m. on Friday I arrived at the steps of … Continue reading

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Citizens Searching for Salamanders (Wisconsin) March 2010 http://digginginthedriftless.wordpress.com/ 2010/03/23/citizens-searching-for-salamanders/ Ephemeral Ponds at Prairie Works (Wisconsin) April 2010 http://www.prairieworksinc.com/2008/04/09/ephemeral-ponds/ Feds thinking of new protections for newts of North Florida, South Georgia (April 2010) http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2010-04-02/story/feds-thinking-new-protections-newts

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Everyone in the country is aware of our enormous federal deficit and the public is hugely concerned.  There have been too many withdrawals compared to deposits and savings are increasingly scarce. Finding funding to address climate change and more specifically … Continue reading

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Water Trails Take Paddlers Deep Inside National Wildlife Refuges http://www.fws.gov/news/NewsReleases/ showNews.cfm?newsId=D44E30A7-F5C9-F854-66AD11C6C1A55B91

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Spring migration is underway throughout the United States.  At the ASWM offices in Windham, Maine we are conducting our own migration although a very modest one.  Over the weekend we moved our offices across the street.  An event which was … Continue reading

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