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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I had the privilege of vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was a bucket list trip for me – one I’ve wanted to make my whole life. As a child, … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst On World Wetlands Day (February 2nd), I was pleased to be able to participate in a wetlands celebration hosted by the US National Ramsar Committee (USNRC), taking part in a meeting of the Committee to … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst If you haven’t already started planning what you are going to do in celebration of World Wetland Day (February 2, 2016), the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) has some information and ideas that can … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch We hear about global issues all the time, including climate change, species extinction, pollution, and more and we know that a cumulative effect of lots of local actions in different places across the globe are all intricate … Continue reading

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Ramsar Convention takes Mexico’s example to protect wetlands worldwide Contact: Jatziri Pérez – World Wildlife Fund – February 19, 2015 The 48th Meeting of the Ramsar Standing Committee approved the resolution submitted by the Mexican government supported by the World … Continue reading

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Love Our Wetlands (Or Else!) By Betsy Gazo – Sun Star – October 19, 2013 PARDON me, but I’ve never heard of Ramsar until Dr. Lisa Paguntalan, an ornithologist and the Director for Field Operations of the Philippine Biodiversity Conservation … Continue reading

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February 2, 2013 was World Wetlands Day.  It marked the 42nd anniversary of the signing of the International Convention on Wetlands, generally called Ramsar after the city where it was signed.  At the same time the United Nations has declared … Continue reading

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