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By Melissa Mullineaux, Intern, ASWM While working with the Association of State Wetland Managers this year through the autumn holiday season, I have come to think about wetlands and their role in America’s holiday culture. What I have found is … 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 I traveled to Rhode Island this week to spend the day with professionals from a variety of backgrounds talking about the intersection of amphibians, habitat and stormwater wetlands.  The meeting I attended was framed as … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Can municipalities really still be dumping untreated sewage directly from a pipe into local bays, rivers, streams and wetlands?  Shouldn’t that be impossible in today’s regulatory environment?  Unfortunately, it is not.  Combined sewer systems that dump sewage-containing … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch News over the last couple of weeks has contained many stories from Texas, Oklahoma and other parts of the country where extreme precipitation events have led to flooding, in some cases at levels even older generations have … Continue reading

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