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Bees aren’t the only pollinators with problems  By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – April 18, 2018 Think of a pollinator and you’ll almost certainly think of a bee. Maybe a butterfly, but probably not: bees are bona-fide pollination celebrities, … Continue reading

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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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Plants can hear water. Could noise pollution interfere? By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene– April 26, 2017 There’s a transformation underway in how people think about plants: not just as inanimate biological objects, but as capable of perceptions and actions that … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I won’t lie – I am not an expert on plants – you will not find a barrage of Latin names and scientific verbiage in this blog or in any of my conversations. … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Over the last year, ASWM has received numerous questions about what leads to non-native plant invasions, how to prevent them, the effect of invasive plants on wetland mitigation sites and more.  This past week we received a … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover That Plants Communicate via Symbiotic Root Fungi By Dr. Mercola – Mercola – August 10, 2013 Human arrogance has always assumed we are evolutionarily superior to plants, but it appears that modern science may be the antidote to … Continue reading

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At the end of March the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft report on the quality of our nation’s rivers and streams.  The study found that 55% of the country’s rivers and streams do not support a healthy population … Continue reading

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On June 1, 2012 there will be a new National Wetland Plant List.  The May 9, 2012 Federal Register includes a notice that the final National Wetland Plan List has been published and will go into effect June 1, 2012.  … Continue reading

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This week is “National Invasive Species Awareness Week” and a number of organizations around the country are holding workshops or distributing information to educate and inform the public about the threats invasive species pose to our natural resources including wetlands. … Continue reading

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in coordination with EPA, FWS, and NRCS has formally published a proposed revised and updated wetland plant list, which is posted and open for public comment through March 7.  This is an opportunity to … Continue reading

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