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Monthly Archives: April 2016

by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst Over the last three years, ASWM has conducted studies focused on better understanding various attributes of state wetland programs and both state wetland and stream-related policies and practices.  These efforts have manifested themselves in two … Continue reading

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Breivogel habitat restoration video By Tom Biebighauser – Wetland Restoration and Training, Inc.– April 21, 2016 – Video

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When Beach Nourishment Kills By Lily Strelich – Hakai Magazine – April 20, 2016 In 2012, the San Diego Association of Governments and the United States Army Corps of Engineers dumped 1.76 million cubic meters of sand onto eight eroding county … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I had the privilege of vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was a bucket list trip for me – one I’ve wanted to make my whole life. As a child, … Continue reading

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Amid dramatic sea level rise, nature itself can provide a much-needed solution By Shannon Cunniff – Environmental Defense Fund – April 7, 2016 Even if we manage to reach our goals for reducing greenhouse gases, the world will experience a … Continue reading

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Citizen Science, Environmental Outreach and Water Quality By Ibrahim Goodwin – The EPA Blog – April 13, 2016 Spring is here, the eaglets in the Anacostia River Basin have hatched and so has another opportunity to make a visible difference … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie The Association of State Wetland Managers, Inc. is an organization that began life in a chicken coop—well actually it was a converted ‘winterized’ chicken coop–but a chicken coop all the same.  It resided in this “repurposed” building … Continue reading

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The Deepening Story of How Climate Change Threatens Human Health By Gina McCarthy, John Holdren, Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy, and Kathryn Sullivan – EPA Connect Blog – April 4, 2016 Climate change poses risks to human health through many pathways, some … Continue reading

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Cape students help create vernal pools in Falmouth and Chatham By Doug Fraser – Cape Cod Times– April 5, 2016 The backhoe operator rested the knuckle of the big shovel on the peaty turf at the edge of a sand … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst I traveled to Rhode Island this week to spend the day with professionals from a variety of backgrounds talking about the intersection of amphibians, habitat and stormwater wetlands.  The meeting I attended was framed as … Continue reading

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