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Monthly Archives: September 2014

by Brenda Zollitsch   A recent trip to Mt. Agamenticus in  Southern Maine was a lesson for even this highly optimistic wetland enthusiast.  I would never have thought my children (a seven-year-old son and three-year-old daughter) would understand, let alone get … Continue reading

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Conservation Groups, Farmers Protect & Restore Precious Puget Sound Estuary By Kirk Hanlin – USDA Blog – September , 2014 When many people think of Washington State, they imagine rain, coffee and apples. My view is much more complex and … Continue reading

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New framework for trading wetlands urged Agri News – September 22 201 If Faust had been in the business of trading wetlands rather than selling his soul, the devil might be portrayed by the current guidelines for wetland restoration. Research from the … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM One of the lessons we have learned at the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) over the years(and one that we have been particularly reminded of over the last year), is the importance … Continue reading

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It’s Settled: No Country Does Water Management Better Than the Netherlands  By Rachel Keeton – Next City – September 10, 2014 Over the past year, this column has looked at more than 25 different projects around the Netherlands that are … Continue reading

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Playing Politics with Clean Water By S. Chris Hunt – Hatch Magazine – September 16, 2014 Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to undermine the efforts of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers as … Continue reading

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Restoring the Black Swamp to Save Lake Erie The esteemed Dr. William J. Mitsch has been invited to write a new blog for the Water Environment Federation. Here is the first entry: By William J. Mitsch – Water Environment Federation … Continue reading

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Helping Communities and Water Utilities Address Harmful Algal Blooms  By Darren Lytle, Health Mash, and Nick Dugan – EPA Blog – It All Starts with Science – September 4, 2014 Toxins from harmful algal and cyanobacterial blooms are increasingly contaminating many … Continue reading

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Watch how Louisiana’s coastline has vanished over the last 80 years By Brad Plumer – Vox – August 30, 2014 Over the last 80 years, Louisiana has lost nearly 2,000 square miles of coastland — land that has simply vanished … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM This photo of the Grand River flowing through downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan was taken from my hotel room window last week, while attending the Michigan Wetlands Association Conference – New Directions in Wetland Protection and Management. … Continue reading

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