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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Why the world needs to rethink the value of water  Oxford Science Blog – November 23, 2017 The value of water for people, the environment, industry, agriculture and cultures has been long-recognised, not least because achieving safely-managed drinking water is … Continue reading

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An ‘impossible’ stream to restore  By Taylor Stark – Chesapeake Bay Program – November 20, 2017 A small, serene stream is tucked into the woods between two bustling shopping centers and a busy highway in Annapolis, Maryland. Although hidden, the … Continue reading

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Interior Department takes aim at key environmental mitigation policy. Here’s what’s at stake. By Eric Holst Environmental Defense Fund November 7, 2017 The next policy battle in the Trump administration’s war on the environment is ramping up – and this … Continue reading

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Taking Marsh Restoration to a New Level  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – October 18, 2017 “But it’s not Yosemite!” friends sometimes blurt out when I speak glowingly of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. “No,” I respond, “it’s better.” Few places … Continue reading

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Tracing Water’s Path through the Santa Clara Valley Aquifer By Sarah Witman – EOS – November 10, 2017 California governor Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency in January 2014, following years of wintertime rainfall levels dipping below historic … Continue reading

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Celebrating Landowner-Led Restoration in the Mississippi River Bottomlands  By Morgan Snyder – Walton Family Foundation – October 20, 2017 When James Cummins started working over 25 years ago to restore forested wetlands in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, more than 80% … Continue reading

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Using Nature to Build a Stronger Coast U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serive – October 27, 2017 What would the East Coast be like without any wetlands, marshes, or estuaries? What if the coastline were just open water slapping against concrete seawalls, … Continue reading

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The Scientist Who Reads a Lost History in the Mud  By Ann Finkbeiner – Hakai Magazine – November 1, 2017 – Video “Let’s drive to Soldiers Delight,” says Grace Brush. So out we go up Baltimore’s treeless Reisterstown Road and down county … Continue reading

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Investing In Nature 101: A Triple Win for Cities, Communities, and Developers By Mark Tercek – Forbes.com – October 23, 2017 America has a big infrastructure problem. More precisely, it has a $3.6 trillion problem. That’s what it will take to … Continue reading

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Key to stream restoration success: location, location, location By Timothy B. Wheeler – Bay Journal – October 22, 2017 With millions of dollars being poured into urban and suburban stream restoration projects across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a recent study … Continue reading

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