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Landscape with Beavers By Stacy Passmore – Places Journal – July 2019 In the American West, beavers are gaining a reputation as environmental engineers who can help restore water systems — and challenge their human neighbors to think differently about … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Trump Administration’s Rulemaking Agenda B Ann D. Navaro and Christine G. Wyman – The National Law Review – July 16, 2019 The Office of Management and Budget’s Spring 2019 Unified Regulatory Agenda includes many items with significant … Continue reading

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How Can We All Help Conserve Nature? By Marcia C. Muñoz, Mireia Valle, Rachel L. White and Rodolfo Jaffé – Frontiers for Young Minds – June 21, 2019 We often forget how much humans depend on nature. The term that … Continue reading

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Ducks Unlimited Canada completes historic Rescue Our Wetlands campaign Contact: Gregg Powers – Ducks Unlimited – June 1, 2019 Ducks Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Ducks Unlimited de Mexico and Wetlands America Trust committed to making DU’s vision of abundant wetlands … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Explore Water Trails May be By Canoe Pennsylvania DNR – June 26, 2019 Pennsylvania is home to many great hiking trails, but the opportunities for day trips and long-distance treks don’t stop at the waters edge. … Continue reading

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Data Highlight State-by-State Benefits of Federal Natural Disaster Mitigation Grants By Anne Stauffer, Colin Foard & Errol Spence – PEW – June 17, 2019 Every federal grant dollar spent on natural disaster mitigation projects, such as elevating buildings or retrofitting infrastructure to … Continue reading

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Habitat Restoration Isn’t Just for Professionals By Barry Nerhus – Scientific American – June 12, 2019 Save the whales. The polar bears. The honeybees. You’ve undoubtedly encountered one or all of these conservation campaigns over the course of your lifetime. … Continue reading

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Mixed Reviews for EPA Move to Speed Energy Permits By Pam Hunter McFarland – ENR – June 19, 2019 The outlook for new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidance aimed at streamlining permit approvals for natural gas pipelines and other energy … Continue reading

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RiverSmart helps turn home sweet home into home sweet watershed By Laura Todd – Bay Journal – June 5, 2019 Standing in a forested wetland, you are surrounded by native sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) trees. The sweet, lemony scent of magnolia blooms … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Revised CWA Section 401 Guidance to States The National Law Review – June 10, 2019 On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an updated guidance document (Updated Guidance) that clarifies and provides recommendations to states … Continue reading

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