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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Impacts and Adaptation Options in the Gulf Coast Report By Hal Needman, David Brown, and Lynne Carter – Center for Climate and Energy Solutions – June 2012 This report examines the risks that climate change poses to the region’s energy … Continue reading

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Wetlands in Nature By Garden Walk Garden Talk Blog – June 25, 2012 Wetlands managed by Buffalo Museum of Science http://gardenwalkgardentalk.com/2012/06/25/wetlands-in-nature/

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When people think about wetlands and Congress, the Clean Water Act is the legislation that comes first to mind.  Since the 2001 SWANCC Supreme Court decision, and later the 2006 Carabell/Rapanos decision there has been a great deal of discussion … Continue reading

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2012 Farm Bill: Impacting Americans from all walks of life By Rep. Reid J. Ribble – The Hill’s Congress Blog – June 20, 2012 Agriculture has remained a bright spot in our economy, even throughout the recent downturn. Farm income … Continue reading

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If You Care About Conservation, You Should Care About the Farm Bill By Mark Tercek – Huffington Post blog – June 18, 2012 The U.S. Farm Bill is now being debated on the floor of the U.S. Senate. The Nature … Continue reading

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Reporting on last spring’s historic flood event (Video) By Frank Nelson – Duck Creek CA Updates Blog/MO Dept. of Conservation – June 5, 2012While the contractors are busy making progress in Unit A, I thought I’d take a little bit … Continue reading

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This week I begin a year-long program to become a ‘Maine Master Naturalist’ http://www.mainemasternaturalist.org/MMNP/Home.html Our first reading assignment is “Reading the Forest Landscape: A Natural History of New England” by Tom Wessels.  The book is— A full and wholly original … Continue reading

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Our Most Endangered River? In the Shadow of the Capital… By Alexandra Cousteau – Blue Legacy Blog – May 15, 2012 I was awoken today by the sound of raindrops on my windowsill. Sitting down at my desk, with the … Continue reading

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Flood Insurance Program Gets Another Two Months By Alan Zibel – The Wall Street Journal – May 31, 2012 Lawmakers on Capitol Hill moved to keep the federal government’s flood-insurance program running for another two months, giving Congress more time … Continue reading

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