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We Can Save Individual Species – But Can We Save Entire Ecosystems? By Daniel Ackerman – Ensia – February 23 2016 The 1973 Endangered Species Act has rescued numerous individual species from extinction in the United States — think Rocky … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Today I was able to bring my dog, Alice, in to the office with me. She’s a rescue dog that was found as a stray after Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas. She traveled … Continue reading

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Spotted Turtle One of 10 Species with “No Room to Roam” By Pat Seelinger – The Swamp School Blog – December 7, 2015 The spotted turtle was listed in the Endangered Species Coalition’s “No Room to Roam” report, released on … Continue reading

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How The Ski Industry Could Sell Off Your Rivers To The Highest Bidder By Jim Bradley – American Rivers Blog – March 29, 2015 As the snow melts, the National Ski Areas Association turned their attention, once again, to waiving … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM After the 2014 mid-term election results came in, my initial thought was – is this going to impact wetland protection, and if so, how? Before the days of unrelenting and unapologetic bipartisan gridlock … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I have been involved in climate change discussions since the mid-90s when I helped coordinate what I think was the first climate change conference at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, … 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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Rare Wolverines Closer to Getting Long-Awaited Federal Protections Earth Justice – February 1, 2013 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today its proposal to list the wolverine in the lower-48 states as a threatened species under the federal Endangered … Continue reading

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On December 27, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) replied to a request for clarification on the role of Section 7 consultation in a state or tribe’s application to run the Clean Water Act (CWA) dredge and fill permitting … Continue reading

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Top 10 Places to Save for Endangered Species “It’s Getting Hot Out There” – new report by the Endangered Species Coalition http://www.itsgettinghotoutthere.org/

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