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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Salamanders Learn to Live With Pollution By Felicity Barringer – Green – February 27, 2012 Amphibians, and those who love them, was the subject of a recent article by our colleague Kim Severson, who noted that Mississippians are joining the legions … Continue reading

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ASFPM agrees: Some gulf oil spill fines should go to gulf restoration By Elizabeth Skree – Environmental Defense Fund Blog – February 27, 2012 The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), which has chapters in each of the five Gulf Coast states damaged … Continue reading

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Wild, wild wetlands By Wendee Holtcamp – Adventures in Climate Change – February 11, 2012 The moon is full, the night is warm, and I’m sitting in the high seat of an airboat, like a queen on a wetland wildlife … Continue reading

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New international plan balances lake and wetland water Mixed Waters – February 19, 2012 When the International Joint Comimssion, a group founded to manage shared U.S. and Canadian waters, approved a final regulation plan for Lake Ontario’s overflowing water levels … Continue reading

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Every five years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) reissues the nationwide permits as required by the Clean Water Act.  This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)  posted the revised and renewed nationwide permits that will be … Continue reading

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Profiles in Resilience: Weston Solutions By Seyi Fayanju – Environmental Defense Fund – February 13, 2012 You won’t find any cypress wetlands in West Chester, Pennsylvania, but you will find a firm, Weston Solutions, that is doing its part to rebuild the … Continue reading

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Methane in the Twilight Zone By Nathan Currier – Huffington Post blog – February 10, 2012 Do you like CSI? I remember the esteemed climate scientist Michael MacCracken once saying that climate researchers need to be like CSI investigators, prying out the … Continue reading

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State Assumption of Clean Water Act Wetlands Permitting is Subject of Study Requested by HJR 243 in 2012 Va. General Assembly By Lynchburg News & Advance – Virginia Water Central News Grouper – February 7, 2012 2012/02/07/state-assumption-of-clean-water-act-wetlands-permitting-is-subject-of-study-requested-by-hjr-243-in-2012-va-general-assembly/

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Five Things You Need to Know About Wetlands By Katherine Jonsson – FWS Blog – February 2, 2012 World Wetlands Day occurs each year on February 2 to highlight the importance of wetlands to animals and people around the globe.  It … Continue reading

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Today is February 2, World Wetlands Day. It’s not only a day to think about wetlands but also about the people who look after wetlands. We call them the Wetlandkeepers. They are the passionate people who dedicate their professional and … Continue reading

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