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Monthly Archives: October 2010

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Jackson Bottom study incorporates science, art By Kathy Fuller – Hillsboro Argus (blog) – October 22, 2010 On a chilly but sunny fall morning this week, sixth graders from W.L. Henry Elementary School happily tromped about the meadow at Jackson … Continue reading

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On October 14, the Administration’s Climate Change Adaptation Task Force released an interagency report providing recommendations on how federal agencies can prepare the United States for climate change.  The report provides a broad framework for acquiring information and developing tools … Continue reading

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National Wetlands Awards 2011 Call for Nominations The 2011 National Wetlands Awards nomination process is now open. Since 1989, the National Wetlands Awards have honored more than 150 individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary effort, innovation, and excellence in wetland conservation, … Continue reading

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Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit.” –William Pollard The Association of State Wetland Managers’ website is in desperate … Continue reading

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Theater review: ‘Back Bog Beast Bait’ intrigues but is troublingly enigmatic Oregonian – October 9, 2010 Sam Shepard might be one of America’s most celebrated contemporary playwrights, but his early play “Back Bog Beast Bait” is not well known. The … Continue reading

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Southern District of Florida Overrules Corps’ Attempt to Broaden its Wetlands Jurisdiction Through the Stockton Rules E2 Law Blog – October 11, 2010 http://www.environmentalandenergylawblog.com/2010/10/articles/federal-regulation/southern-district-of-florida-overrules-corps-attempt-to-broaden-its-wetlands-jurisdiction-through-the-stockton-rules/

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“All life contains water. From distant space, Earth appears as a mosaic of blue and green, blue for water, green for plants.  This book is about the ecological communities  that occur where green meets blue: wetlands.” –Paul Keddy There are gifted teachers in the … Continue reading

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Honking While We Sleep By Robert Krulwich – NPR Blog – September 30, 2010 It’s getaway time for geese. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2010/09/23/130079327/honking-while-we-sleep

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At the beginning of 2010 the Compleat  Wetlander listed the top 10 wetland news stories for 2009  http://aswm.org/wordpress/799/the-compleat-wetlander/ and http://aswm.org/wordpress/809/the-compleat-wetlander-top-ten-wetland-news-tories-of-2009-%e2%80%93-part-ii/. One of these stories was about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Enhancing State and Tribal Wetlands Programs (ESTP) Initiative: http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/initiative/estp.html. … Continue reading

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