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Army Corps releases crucial guide for reducing flood risk and increasing resilience By Shannon Cunniff – Environmental Defense Fund – January 16, 2019 This week, the Army Corps of Engineers formally released an important resource guide, “Engineering with Nature: An … Continue reading

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Policy changes needed at every level to survive the next storm By Chad Berginnis – The Hill – September 3, 2017 Rainfall amounts from Harvey were huge, but not unprecedented. Texas previously held the continental U.S. record for a rainfall when … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM In early July 2016, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a GIS map of public waters and public ditches requiring permanent vegetative buffers or alternative water quality practices. The buffer map shows landowners … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Last week, ASWM hosted its annual State/Tribal/Federal Coordination Workshop at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  The experience of connecting with wetland folks from across the U.S. is always both exciting and motivational.   At … Continue reading

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Wetland Conservation: Good for Nature, Good for the Soul By Michelle Banks USDA Blog July 8, 2013 Maybe it’s Murry Moore’s profession as a funeral director that inspires him to put tired land to rest, but his restoration efforts of … Continue reading

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