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By Suzanne van Drunick, National Program Director, EPA’s Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Program This month we celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to our Nation’s ecological, economic, and social health.  Healthy, functional wetlands improve water quality, increase water storage … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM April in Maine finished with above average temperatures and above average precipitation for most of the state. May is turning out to be very wet as well. Although the clouds and rain have … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 by  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector partners to “celebrate the vital importance … Continue reading

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Why I Love Wetlands By Carol Petrow– EPA’s Healthy Waters – May 19, 2016 May is American Wetlands Month which makes it a perfect time to talk about a passion of mine. Wetlands are the vital link between land and … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Mainers love mud. In this part of the world, this time of year is known affectionately as “mud season.” And we love to get up to our ears in it. Why? Because it’s … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM May is a very celebratory month for those of us working in the field of natural sciences and policy. To begin with, May is American Wetlands Month. It is also the month when … Continue reading

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This May is the 23rd anniversary of American Wetlands Month.  American Wetlands Month is an opportunity to celebrate the importance of wetlands to the Nation’s ecological, economic, and social health.  This year ASWM is celebrating with a focus on wetland … Continue reading

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