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Monthly Archives: November 2015

EPA Releases Strategic Plan for Protecting Drinking Water from Harmful Algal Blooms By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – November 18, 2015 2015 brought a summer of green water, with many areas of the nation seeing a record year for … Continue reading

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Science in Action – Restoring Fish Habitat in Urban Rivers By Lynn Vaccaro – University of Michigan Water Center – November 18, 2015 Next spring, native fish, such as lake sturgeon, will have more places to spawn and safely incubate … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst A global decline in amphibians has been attributed to many different factors, including UV radiation, bacterial and fungal infections, and the most-cited culprit, habitat loss.  However, amphibian abundance and diversity may also be affected by … Continue reading

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Sustainable food management: a win for water By Luke Wolfgang – EPA’s Healthy Water Blog – November 12, 2015 The recent announcement of a national food wastereduction goal to cut food waste in half by 2030 has great promise for … Continue reading

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Sportsmen Win a Clean-Water Victory, Bu the Fight Isn’t Over By Bob Marshall – Field & Stream – The Conservationist Blog – November 5, 2015 Few recent conservation battles have been better at showing sportsmen just what they can still … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie On Thursday, November 5, 2015 EPA published a Federal Register notice announcing a 30 day public comment period for the draft report, National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA) 2011: A Collaborative Survey of the Nation’s Wetlands. The Federal … Continue reading

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Safety Necessitates a Retreat From the Waterfront By Klaus H. Jacob – The New York Times – October 28, 2015 Beaches have been replenished, and boardwalks rebuilt. Some homes and structures have been restored, “wet-floodproofed,” or raised on pilings by owners … Continue reading

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Restoring the Deschutes River, preserving the Oregon spotted frog Deschutes River Conservancy Blog – October 26, 2015 We all know that rivers need water. Here, in the Deschutes Basin, we are fortunate to have an abundant supply of water from … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Thanksgiving is by far one of my favorite holidays. No need to stress over the perfect costume, no need to stress over presents. Just stick a turkey in the oven, let it cook … Continue reading

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Restoration Spotlight: Invasive plants got your goat? By Scott Bosse – Chesapeake Bay News Blog – October 22, 2015 Invasive species, or plants and animals that have been introduced to an area, can cause harm when they establish themselves at … Continue reading

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