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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Losses due to flooding and severe storm events have been and continue to be on the rise due to both naturally occurring extreme weather events and human activity. According to the National Oceanic … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM In April of this year, Dr. Jon Kusler, Esq. (founder and former Executive Director of the Association of State Wetland Managers) – published a report titled “Government Liability and Climate Change: Selected Issues … Continue reading

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It is truly remarkable that it is possible for any citizen of the United States to visit the Supreme Court to hear oral arguments.  It does require careful planning, warm clothes, an umbrella and the ability to get up very … Continue reading

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Every five years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) reissues the nationwide permits as required by the Clean Water Act.  This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)  posted the revised and renewed nationwide permits that will be … Continue reading

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Today is February 2, World Wetlands Day. It’s not only a day to think about wetlands but also about the people who look after wetlands. We call them the Wetlandkeepers. They are the passionate people who dedicate their professional and … Continue reading

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A little railroad engine was employed about a station yard for such work as it was built for, pulling a few cars on and off the switches. One morning it was waiting for the next call when a long train … Continue reading

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