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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Study Shows How Restored Wetlands Rarely Equal Condition of Original Wetlands By Robert Sanders – UC Berkeley Blog – January 24, 2012 Wetland restoration is a billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States that aims to create ecosystems similar to those … Continue reading

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Not All Wetlands Are Created Equal By Rachel Nuwer – New York Times Blog – January 24, 2012 To many, it’s a familiar scenario: a strip mall suddenly pops up in what was once a desolate quagmire or boggy boondock. … Continue reading

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Wetland mitigation along with wetland restoration is a relatively recent concept, recognized on a national level after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed the Mitigation Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in 1990. … Continue reading

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American Carbon Registry Initiates Approval of World’s First Carbon Offset Methodology for Deltaic Wetland Restoration January 18, 2012 American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, announces an open public comment period for a first-of-its-kind carbon offset methodology … Continue reading

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Reactive Nitrogen By Sam/Virginia Tech blog – November 2011 New report reviews US nitrogen pollution impacts and solutions By Woods Hole Research Center – January 17, 2012 pollution_impacts_and_solutions-84465

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Fight looms over SC Supreme Court wetlands ruling – January 8, 2012 South Carolina developers and environmentalists are gearing for a fight over wetlands and building when lawmakers open their news legislative session this week. The (Columbia) State reports … Continue reading

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Wetlands and Farms: One Example at Panghorn Bog Washington Landscpae–January 10, 2012 The Washington State Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of Whatcom County regarding the clearing of a wetland on a farm in the northern part of the … Continue reading

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Sea Stories: Coastal & Marine Conservation Lit The hibernal issue of Sea Stories has been published, which includes four wetland poems by ASWM’s Leah Stetson that originally appeared on The Compleat Wetlander. Sea Stories is Blue Ocean Institute’s quarterly online … Continue reading

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Who’s Naughty and Who’s Nice: A Year After the Everglades Big Sugar Deal By Tasha Eichenseher – National Geographic – December 23, 2011 Your celebration this season is, in part, brought to you by southern Florida, where almost 50 percent … Continue reading

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Recently it came to my attention that it is possible to get advice from a tree, a river, a lake and even a wetland.  There are websites where you can not only see the advice given by these entities, but … Continue reading

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