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Monthly Archives: February 2014

by Brenda Zollitsch Despite the frigid winter, when a sunny day comes around here in Maine, we take advantage of it.  Rather than hit the slopes a couple of weeks ago, we headed out with a trunk full of snowshoes … Continue reading

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Changing Technology Changing Science Changing Us By Vicki Loe – NOAA”S Response and Restoration Blog – February 20, 2014 Freezing temperatures and blackened piles of snow along the Chicago streets were the backdrop to the American Association for the Advancement … Continue reading

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We’re All Downstream By Chuck Epes – Chesapeake Bay Foundation Bay Daily – February 21, 2014 The massive coal ash spill in North Carolina’s Dan River earlier this month is a dramatic demonstration that environmental pollution doesn’t confine itself to … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands dedicated this year’s theme for World Wetlands Day (February 2) as “Wetlands and Agriculture: Partners for Growth.” It’s a theme that may have caught many people off guard. … Continue reading

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Offsetting Wetlands Losses is Critical Work By Nancy Stoner – EPA Connect – January 17, 2014 When I was recently in San Francisco, I was astonished to learn that over the last century the Bay has lost more than 85 percent of … Continue reading

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Addressing the wetland and agriculture conundrum By Matthew McCartney, Adrian Wood and Alan Dixon –Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog – February 2, 2o14 February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. This year the theme is Wetlands and Agriculture: partners for growth. For … Continue reading

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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller Years ago I was participating in a wetland workshop where all participants were asked to vote by sticking their share of yellow dots on the items … Continue reading

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You Can’t Stop Urban Flooding By Will Doig – 100 Resilient Cities – January 27, 2014 – Video On September 12, 2013, the rain woke Eve and Walt Feese. Over the din of water thrashing their double-wide, Eve could hear … Continue reading

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Penguins, even in Argentina, at risk from climate change, study says (+video) By Noelle – The Christian Science Monitor – January 29, 2014 Global climate change is killing chicks in the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins, according to a … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Have you ever been frustrated trying to find that perfect picture for a wetland or streams report, newsletter, presentation or outreach document?  One that isn’t copyrighted or requires you track down the photographer and ask their permission?  … Continue reading

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