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Five types of underwater grasses found in the Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Bay News – July 18, 2017 The plants that grow in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, streams and creeks are a critical part of … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM April in Maine finished with above average temperatures and above average precipitation for most of the state. May is turning out to be very wet as well. Although the clouds and rain have … Continue reading

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Ships Struggle To Battle Invasive Species As Global Trade Surges By Kristen Minogue – Shorelines – March 20, 2017 – Video In the battle against invasive species, giant commercial ships are fighting on the front lines. But even when they … Continue reading

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Restoration Spotlight: A forest’s hopes rest on golden wings By Will Parson – Chesapeake Bay News – February 7, 2017 – Video When Mike and Laura Jackson wanted to restore wildlife habitat on their slice of a forested Pennsylvania mountainside, … 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 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 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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Non-Native, Invasive Species for Dinner? Bring Out the Melted Butter! By Marcia Anderson – The EPA Blog – June 21, 2016 Recently, I discovered some really tasty invasive species on the dinner menu in lower Manhattan. Many non-native species can … 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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Restoration Spotlight: Invasive plants got your goat? By Scott Bosse – Chesapeake Bay News Blog – October 22, 2015 Invasive species, or plants and animals that have been introduced to an area, can cause harm when they establish themselves at … Continue reading

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