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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Your Input Helps Protect Clean Water By Gina McCarthy – EPA Connect Blog – November 14, 2014 Clean water is essential to our health, our economy, and our way of life. And the Clean Water Act of 1972 is both … Continue reading

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Crooks and Dumbasses By Chad Shmukler – Hatch Magazine – November 19, 2014 – Video “If you’ve got a politician that’s running for office who thinks he’s smarter than 98% of the world’s climate scientists, they’re crooks. Or, they’re dumbasses.” That’s … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch For the last many months I have been working on researching state wetland program elements and trends across the United States.  Through this work we have been collecting all sorts of data about what types of regulatory, … Continue reading

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Animal Welfare: Seeing the Forest for the Denizens By Brian Czech – Huffington Post Blog – November 17, 2014 The most prevalent source of animal suffering is habitat destruction. Habitat includes food, water, cover and space. When any of these … Continue reading

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A Tool for Tribal Communities By Diane Simunek – EPA Blog: It All Starts with Science – November 14, 2014 The following story was shared at a recent workshop: On a warm summer morning an elder, his dog, and his grandson … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM After the 2014 mid-term election results came in, my initial thought was – is this going to impact wetland protection, and if so, how? Before the days of unrelenting and unapologetic bipartisan gridlock … Continue reading

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Sustainability and Resilience: Making the Connection By Alan Hecht, Ph.D. – EPA Blog:  It All Starts with Science – October 24, 2014 When most people consider “resilience,” they think about bouncing back from some sort of unwelcome catastrophe. Whether it’s … Continue reading

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Beavers Help Out Young Frogs Robert Kwok – Conservation Magazine – October 30, 2014 Beavers are a boon to the environment: Their dams create ponds that provide homes for birds, amphibians, and other critters. Now scientists have found that beavers … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie “…nothing is too much trouble if it turns out the way it should.” ― Julia Child At the Association of State Wetland Managers we’re always looking for news about wetlands.  Sometimes it seems like almost every day we … Continue reading

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Green Infrastructure Helping to Transform Neighborhoods By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect Blog – October 27, 2014 Every community wants clean water. And most communities would like more green space that allows residents to enjoy the outdoors and makes neighborhoods … Continue reading

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