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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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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) has been working over the last year to increase access to high quality wetland training through a number of efforts, including the development of a series of … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM I recently had the privilege to witness some wetland magic.  I was invited to participate in the inter-regional meeting of the New England Biological Assessment of Wetlands Workgroup (NEBAWWG) and Mid Atlantic Wetland Working Group … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM When I was growing up everyone knew absolutely that dinosaurs were cold blooded, ulcers were caused by stress and Pluto was a planet.  But with new knowledge, and reinterpretation of existing information, our understanding … Continue reading

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By Melissa Mullineaux, Intern, ASWM After writing my previous blog, Something’s Fishy, a few weeks ago about water pollution and wetlands’ ability to filter contaminants from water; I got to thinking more about the use of wetlands as a solution … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM ASWM’s program staff spend almost all of our time working to help others address wetland problems. ASWM gets requests every day to work on issues that range from permitting linear energy projects and improving … Continue reading

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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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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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