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Monthly Archives: May 2011

It is not easy to map wetlands.  It requires good remote imagery as well as trained wetland mappers.  The imagery is expensive and the training is intensive.  But now there is the opportunity to learn the basics about wetland mapping … Continue reading

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How the Floods May Restore Louisiana Wetlands For more coverage on the Mississippi River flood, visit

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Wetlands, Swamps and Buffer Zones: A Primer on Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Law By Rich Vetstein – Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog – May 20, 2011

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To which end, they will force themselves through Flood-gates, or over weirs, or hedges, or stops in the water, Even to a height beyond common belief —The Compleat Angler This seems like a year of natural disasters—a tragic tsunami in … Continue reading

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The Wetlands that Time Forgot: Sea Level Rise By Peter Seidman – Pacific Sun – May 11, 2011

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A public comment period is an opportunity for people to weigh in and provide ideas about what is right or wrong about a proposal—whether it is a project, a rule or guidance.   At the end of April, the Obama Administration … Continue reading

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May is National Wetlands Month By Beachchair Scientist may-is-american-wetlands-month/

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Sportsmen praise new wetlands guidance By Bob Marshall – Times-Picyaune  Outdoors Blog new_wetlands.html

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“Our first memorable scientific discovery was the law that water and like fluids run down-hill not up.” —Mark Twain On Wednesday, April 27, 2011 the Obama Administration issued “Draft Guidance on Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act.” wous_guidance_4-2011.pdf.  … Continue reading

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