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Monthly Archives: January 2015

By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I recently had the privilege of co-presenting with two ecological landscape architects at the American Society of Landscape Architects annual conference in Denver. While in graduate school for planning and community development, I … Continue reading

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To dyke, or not to dyke: A debate coming to a town near you By Michelle Jewell – Southern Fried Science – January 23, 2015 Finally, President Obama’s state of the union called out Congress’s problem with climate change. Their … Continue reading

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Despite Threats, Celebrating Restoration Successes for Seabirds in California NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration Blog – January 22, 2015 – Video Seabirds: You may see them perched along a fishing pier poised to scavenge or swooping for fish by … Continue reading

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By Peg Bostwick, ASWM During the Christmas holidays I took a break – I thought – from climate change and wetland issues during a family visit to the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. The Broad (rhymes with road) … Continue reading

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Leading the Way for Carbon Finance Investments in Coastal Wetlands Contact: Steve Emmett-Mattox – Restore America’s Estuaries – December 17, 2014 Today, the first global Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration Methodology is one step closer to full approval, having cleared … Continue reading

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Yes: Ohio farmers’ harvests depend on healthy waters By Joe Logan – The Blade –Opinion – January 4, 2015 Farmers, more than most other people, are concerned about the quality of our soil and water. We pride ourselves on our … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Each New Year, we make resolutions to do something that will change our lives for the better. But we all know that having a plan for change is only the first step. Following through to actually make … Continue reading

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The Politics of Drinking Water By Anya Groner – The Atlantic – December 30, 2014 On January 9, 2014, American Water warned 300,000 customers in and around Charleston, West Virginia, that local tap water was no longer safe. Ten thousand … Continue reading

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Wilderness Protection And The Art Of Compromise By Leslie Macmillan – ensia.com – December 29, 2014 On Sept. 3, 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law, officially setting aside 9.1 million acres of federal land … Continue reading

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