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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pope’s climate push is ‘raving nonsense’ without population control, says top US scientist By Suzanne Goldenberg – The Guardian – September 24, 2015 – Video One of America’s leading scientists has dismissed as “raving nonsense” the pope’s call for action on … Continue reading

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2015 National Wetland Plant List Proposed Updates The Swamp School – September 29, 2015 On September 14, 2015, the US Army Corps of Engineers announced the availability of the draft National Wetland Plant List (NWPL) 2015 and its Web address … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Call me crazy – I threw my hat in the ring to run for my Town Council this fall. It’s not a decision I made lightly. The position will require monthly meetings discussing … Continue reading

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American Rivers and Partners Petition EPA to Control Stormwater By Liz G. Deardorff – American Rivers – The River Blog – September 17, 2015 Leaving no stone unturned, or more accurately no significant stormwater source uncontrolled, American Rivers, the Natural Resources … Continue reading

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The Age of Loneliness By Meera Subramanian– Guernica Magazine – September 15, 2015 Ten years ago, I went into the woods I loved to decide whether or not to leave them. I walked through the wide open door of the … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Over the last year, ASWM has received numerous questions about what leads to non-native plant invasions, how to prevent them, the effect of invasive plants on wetland mitigation sites and more.  This past week we received a … Continue reading

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Wichita Gets Wild With New City Park By Anna Clark – Next City – September 11, 2015 In a rare fusion of nature preservation and economic development, Wichita will soon see its urban wetlands become a public park. In doing … Continue reading

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Big Data Improving Ecosystems, from Chesapeake Bay to Colombia By Karin Krchnak – Huffington Post Blog – September 9, 2015 Every single living thing on this planet needs fresh water in some way. We depend on water for food, energy, health … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie I frequently talk to wetland professionals who tell me that they would like to make it to Maine “some day”. They’re usually thinking of a visit to Acadia National Park or somewhere along Maine’s famous coastline. I … Continue reading

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Learn how you can leave a legacy rooted in conservation By Craig Highfield – Bay Journal – August 31, 2015 Restoring and conserving our private resource lands remains a major goal in improving the Chesapeake. One of the basic objectives of … Continue reading

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