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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I just returned from the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual conference which was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico this year. Quite a different world from where our home office is located … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I just got back from a trip to Washington D.C. where I participated in a two-day “Communications Boot Camp” hosted by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). The topic of how to … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM There are just some things in life that you either like or don’t like, with the few exceptions of course for folks who just don’t seem to have an opinion. Like mayonnaise for … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Call me crazy – I threw my hat in the ring to run for my Town Council this fall. It’s not a decision I made lightly. The position will require monthly meetings discussing … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I had the good fortune in late June to spend a week on Long Pond in Mt. Vernon, Maine. It is one of seven lakes that comprise the Belgrade Lakes Region in Maine. … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Mainers love mud. In this part of the world, this time of year is known affectionately as “mud season.” And we love to get up to our ears in it. Why? Because it’s … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch   A recent trip to Mt. Agamenticus in  Southern Maine was a lesson for even this highly optimistic wetland enthusiast.  I would never have thought my children (a seven-year-old son and three-year-old daughter) would understand, let alone get … Continue reading

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