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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM It’s been a great autumn for nature. On Wednesday, October 7th, the Administration released a new memorandum directing Federal agencies to factor the value of ecosystem services into Federal planning and decision-making. And … Continue reading

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Connecting diverse communities and groups helps strengthen our collective watershed work Chesapeake Bay Program – October 1, 2015 For ten years, individuals and groups from around the Chesapeake Bay region have been invited to connect with and learn from one … Continue reading

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Ancient Traditions Revitalize Sierra Watersheds; Increase Water By Patricia McBroom – The California Spigot – May 4, 2015 In the mountains above Fresno, a slim, beautiful wild plum has taken root in a newly cleared meadow. No one planted the … Continue reading

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Report recommends model better account for influence of urban streams, trees on nutrient pollution Chesapeake Bay Program – April 10, 2015 A new report from an advisory committee of scientific experts recommends the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Watershed Model be adjusted … Continue reading

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Leaving a Downstream Legacy By Jackie Ostfeld – Huffington Post – The Blog –December 4, 2014 Eighty percent of Americans live in urban areas with limited opportunities to experience nature. The restoration of our urban rivers and watersheds provides an … Continue reading

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Editorial: Preserving health of Mississippi River should be national priority St. Louis Today – July 14, 20 National river policy politics are a lot like the annual flood fights waged in small towns and big cities up and down the Mississippi and … Continue reading

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I’ll Trade You: Water Quality Science Edition By Marguerite Huber – EPA Blog – It All Starts With Science – July 10, 2014 The outcome of a trade can sometimes be the luck of the draw. You may not have gotten a … Continue reading

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New Coastal Wetlands Status Report Announced: The Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of the Conterminous United States 2004 to 2009 Contact: Gavin Shire – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release – November 21, 2013 The … Continue reading

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Restoring  Riparian Buffers: A What Works By Merritt Frey – River Network – October 2013 Around the nation, river and watershed groups are breathing life back into our rivers and streams through projects focused on restoring a “riparian buffer” along … Continue reading

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Native Alaska, Under Threat By Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof – The New York Times Opinion – June 27, 2013 I was raised in Aleknagik, Alaska — an indigenous Yupik Eskimo village 400 air miles from the nearest chairlift and accessible only … Continue reading

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