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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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Can Oysters, Coastal Restoration Create Jobs? By Ashita Gona – Coastal Review Online – March 30, 2017 When European settlers first arrived in North Carolina’s sounds, historical accounts indicate that the water was so clear a dropped coin could be … Continue reading

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The infrastructure opportunity nobody is talking about – yet By Steve Cochran – EDF Voices: People on the Planet – February 28, 2017 In the divisive political atmosphere of 2017, there is one issue that leaders across the spectrum agree … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I attended the Restore America’s Estuaries/Coastal Society’s 2016 Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a sacrifice to have to leave the single digit weather in Maine in December for the … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM and Peg Bostwick, Senior Policy Analyst, ASWM Last Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) unveiled their proposal to reissue the Nationwide Permits (NWPs), including general conditions, definitions and modifications. The NWPs … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Let’s face it – “save the seagrass” doesn’t have nearly the same crowd appeal as “save the sea turtles” (or dolphins or manatees for that matter), yet the multiple benefits that seagrasses produce … Continue reading

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Ron Kroese: Mardi Gras Pass exposes challenges, benefits of river diversions in coastal restoration By Ron Kroese – The McKnight Foundation Blog – February 19, 2014 It’s all a matter of perspective. For one oil company whose narrow road it … Continue reading

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