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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.

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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. 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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