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Citizen Science, Environmental Outreach and Water Quality By Ibrahim Goodwin – The EPA Blog – April 13, 2016 Spring is here, the eaglets in the Anacostia River Basin have hatched and so has another opportunity to make a visible difference … Continue reading

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USDA Announces $260 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program Contact: Amelia Hines Dortch – USDA NRCS – March 14, 2016 USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals to … 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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Water quality is important as quantity By Larry Dreiling – High Plains Journal – June 1, 2015 Water affects every facet of our lives, from drinking supplies to agricultural production to recreation. While debates ensue about water quantity as a drought … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM We live in a very interesting time. On one hand, we are experiencing extreme precipitation events that are producing massive amounts of water and thereby causing devastating floods in the country’s interior. Sea … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Over the last year, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) and its partners have opened a dialog about wetlands and stormwater management with the well-documented understanding that stormwater pollution frequently flows into wetlands in ways that … Continue reading

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Encouraging Investments in Wetland and Water Quality Improvements on Private Property through Low-Interest Loans By Glenn Barnes – Environmental Finance Center – March 13, 2014 Restoration and protection of wetlands is one of the four core elements of a wetland program, … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch I recently had the opportunity to connect with a large number of Northern New England colleagues working on stormwater management at the Maine Stormwater Conference.  At this meeting, there were discussions about low impact development and green … Continue reading

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It is exciting to hear about a tangible example of the application of wetland strategies to address local issues and goals.   Here is one recently showcased on an ASWM webinar presentation by Matt Meersman of Friends of the St. Joe … Continue reading

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“Because water is an essential input into the economic system, major water shortages have the potential to affect not only the balance of trade, but also the structure and composition of different nations’ economies, including the U.S. economy.” —The Importance … Continue reading

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