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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan – The Scientist – August 31, 2017 The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey sadly reminds us of the risks of coastal living. We feel deeply for … Continue reading

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Going Hog Wild in the Marsh By Rebecca Heisman – Hakai Magazine – June 23, 2016 Sharp has spent the past three years on a quest to understand how feral hogs are affecting the fragile saltwater marshes that line much of … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Despite the frigid winter, when a sunny day comes around here in Maine, we take advantage of it.  Rather than hit the slopes a couple of weeks ago, we headed out with a trunk full of snowshoes … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Every year at this time in Maine, we reach that point when going outside as the temperature drops becomes a choice rather than a given.  The amount of clothing that is required, the preparation in case you … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Most children don’t know what wetlands are, let alone what they contribute or why protecting them is important. Efforts to protect wetlands in the United States should include teaching the next generation of citizens and decision makers … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch My son Zachary’s exploring hat took us on another wetland wandering adventure this month to a wonderful little gem called Winslow Park in Freeport, Maine.  Zachary and I love to camp there.  With views out to the … Continue reading

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