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Monthly Archives: July 2016

by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM Let me take a moment to share with you a story about what I now call “The Little Webinar that Could…” Over the last year, ASWM’s national Wetland Training Workgroup has been working to … Continue reading

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PA Environmental Council’s Interactive Water Resource Mapping System Now Online PA Environment Digest Blog – July 19, 2016 The PA Environmental Council Tuesday unveiled a new website–– ( that allows the public to identify water quality impaired streams, illegal … Continue reading

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Our Dangerous Conservation Crisis By Dan Ashe – Field & Stream – July 20, 2016 Editor’s note: At the TRCP’s presidential campaign forum in Colorado last month, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe gave a speech that stunned … Continue reading

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By Melissa Mullineaux, Summer Intern, ASWM I began my summer internship with the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) just a few weeks ago and I am amazed with all of the interesting information about wetlands I have learned about … Continue reading

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The Time to Invest in America’s Water Infrastructure is Now By Jim Gebhardt, CFA – EPA Blog – Our Planet, Our Home – July 12, 2016 Communities across the country are facing the immediate challenges of aging and inadequate drinking … Continue reading

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The Oil Spill Cleanup Illusion By Andrew Nikiforuk – Hakai Magazine – July 12, 2016 When the Deepwater Horizon well operated by BP (formerly British Petroleum) exploded and contaminated the Gulf of Mexico with at least 650 million liters of … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM In early July 2016, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a GIS map of public waters and public ditches requiring permanent vegetative buffers or alternative water quality practices. The buffer map shows landowners … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Advisory Committee works to elevate voices of watershed residents Chesapeake Bay News – July 5, 2016 The Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC) has a unique role in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Program established the CAC … Continue reading

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Delmarva down to its last few nutria thanks to eradication project By Kathy Reshetiloff – Bay Journal – July 1, 2016 There is a light at the end of the tunnel as the fight to eradicate nutria from the Delmarva Peninsula … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan with about 1,000 other folks from a variety of professional backgrounds. … Continue reading

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