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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stranded Dolphin Trapped in Bolsa Chica CA Wetlands (VIDEO) The Washington Post – April 28, 2012 Wildlife experts are trying to return a healthy dolphin to the ocean after it became stranded by swimming into a narrow wetlands channel along … Continue reading

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8 Towns and the Great Marsh report By James Nutter – Gulf of Maine Institute – March 4, 2012 On Monday March 19th, Eight Towns and the Great Marsh met at Ipswich Town Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.  First … Continue reading

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Floating wetlands to help clean up Inner Harbor WBAL-TV– April 20, 2012 Students and environmentalists spent the day Friday creating floating wetlands that will be released into the Inner Harbor to help better the Chesapeake Bay and the environment. http://www.wbaltv.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/Floating-wetlands-to-help-clean-up-Inner-Harbor/-/10131532/11252174/-/p52jvyz/-/index.html

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The current Farm Bill is due to expire in September of 2012.  If it is not revised or extended, funding for many current programs will sunset. In addition, there is a provision in the Farm Bill which causes it to … Continue reading

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Behold The Slingshot Drone By Neal Ungerleider – Fast Company – April 13, 2012 Scientists in Utah have found a novel way to map wetlands: Launching UAVs into the air with a giant slingshot. Researchers at Utah State University are launching … Continue reading

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Wetlands in Outdoor Classroom in Richmond By Stu Johnson – WEKU – April 16, 2012 A large sunken area behind Madison County’s Glen Marshall Elementary school is  undergoing a conversion.   It allows school children to explore their own wetlands area. … Continue reading

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Merblogogy An interactive blog about water resources and the ocean. Get involved with debates about the Gulf oil spill, dead zones, ecology, and other water issues. http://merblogogy.tumblr.com/ Blog: Sustainability: Protect the Wetlands By Elizabeth Kreitinger – The Cornell Daily Sun … Continue reading

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IMAX Documentary: To the Arctic An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure “To The Arctic” tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey … Continue reading

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—“I would never, never build a pond— —A water of which I am not fond. I would not make one for a boat I would not shape one like a moat I would not build one to catch the rain … Continue reading

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New Climate Change Rules by Swamp School – April 2012 The National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change (Public Comment Draft) has just been released. Follow the link to read and comment of this new policy. The comments … Continue reading

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