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Monthly Archives: November 2013

by Peg Bostwick, ASWM Yes – wild turkeys are generally considered upland game birds. But like so many “upland” species, they also rely on wetland habitat during at least some point in their life cycle.  Turkeys are especially dependent on … Continue reading

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New Coastal Wetlands Status Report Announced: The Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of the Conterminous United States 2004 to 2009 Contact: Gavin Shire – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release – November 21, 2013 The … Continue reading

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Drunks and Gravediggers Wax Poetic about Climate Change By Mark Fischetti – Scientific American – November 19, 2013 Want to know what climate change really means to people? Emily Hinshelwood found out in a most unusual way. For days on end … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM It’s a busy time of year for critters. Winter is right around the corner and there is a lot to do to get ready. Migration plans must be made and kept to, winter … Continue reading

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Migration by Any Means Necessary By Dan Klotz – Water Currents – November 5, 2013 The airplane passenger of the month for October was an unusual breed of traveler, one who gratefully received first-class airfare even though the ticket sent … Continue reading

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Slovak Documentary: Climate Change Causes & Countermeasures May 22, 2013 – Video It is not the climate changes that are to blame for droughts, drying out of soil and streams, lowering of rivers and groundwater levels. Rather, the real culprits … Continue reading

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“If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. –Kurt Lewin On November 1, 2013, the President signed an Executive Order “Preparing the States for the Impacts of Climate Change.”  The Executive Order directs the federal agencies to … Continue reading

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Farm Bill explained, in 2 minutes The Washington Post – October 30, 2013 – Video Jackie Kucinich breaks down the five big Farm Bill issues Congress needs to sort out before January. To view video, click here.

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FL: Diane Roberts: Wakulla wetlands are more than a ‘piece of dirt’ By Diane Roberts – –  November 1, 2013 – Opinion Water is life; water is also money — especially in Wakulla County, with its blue-green tangle of … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Every year at this time in Maine, we reach that point when going outside as the temperature drops becomes a choice rather than a given.  The amount of clothing that is required, the preparation in case you … Continue reading

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