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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lessons in the Wetlands By Thomas Patterson – Statesman Journal – November 26, 2011 A school bus pulled up to the Wetlands Education Center, and the excited yet studious young members of the Junior Naturalist Club tumbled out. They laminated … Continue reading

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Hurricanes vs. Wetlands: A Rainy Day Activity Talent Talk – November 29, 2011 Did you ever wonder how a hurricane gains or loses strength as it gets closer to land? Scientists are studying the impact of various ecosystems on the … Continue reading

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HBO, Scott Rudin Adapting ‘Swamplandia’ By Lesley Goldberg – The Hollywood Reporter – October 19, 2011 A search is under way to find a writer to pen the project based on the book by Karen Russell. swamplandia-250780?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_ medium=email&utm_campaign=%3D%3Futf-8%3FB%3 FTWFpbGluZyBFeGNsdXNpdmU6IEhCTywgU2NvdHQ … Continue reading

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What Do I Do With This Sludge? A Wetland Restoration Report and Plea for Advice. By Chris Helzer – The Prairie Ecologist – November 21, 2011 This fall, we completed (mostly) a wetland restoration project I’ve been trying to finish … Continue reading

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In the 2006 Carabell/Rapanos decision, the Supreme Court Justices lamented the absence of rulemaking following the SWANCC decision (2001) and recommended rulemaking as a follow-up to the Carabell/Rapanos decision.  Now, the House and possibly the Senate, are including language in … Continue reading

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National Research Council releases report on ecological impacts of Deepwater Horizon spill By Steve Davies – Endangered Species & Wetlands Report – November 13, 2011 The magnitude and depth of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will require an unprecedented effort … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Brought Low by Rising Water Datamyne Blog – November 8, 2011 Flooding in Thailand creates global shortages in auto parts, hard disk drives The worst flooding in Thailand since 1942 has left a huge part of the country under … Continue reading

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UN Agencies call for Blue Carbon Market By Steve Emmett-Mattox – November 3, 2011

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I recently received an assignment to read “Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System.”  I was fascinated to learn that when people in an organization, a government or any complex system identify a problem, they are often correct about … Continue reading

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Wetland Services Inc. balances natural world with needs of industry By Leigh Ann Tipton – Northwest Kentucky Forward – September 22, 2011

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