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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I just returned from the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual conference which was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico this year. Quite a different world from where our home office is located … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month was created in 1991 by  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector partners to “celebrate the vital importance … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM Background: The Association of State Wetland Managers is preparing to release a new 12-module online training series on hydric soils this spring.  Guided by a national project workgroup, these web-based training modules are ASWM’s … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst ASWM is currently working on a project funded by an EPA Wetland Program Development Grant to research what makes up high quality wetland training, assess alternative ways to deliver this training, and pilot some training … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst In celebration of National Wetlands Month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just released a fun and fascinating new online resource called “What’s Wild in Our Wetlands?”  This new website is a delight … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst The Association of State Wetland Managers is a partner in Wetland Link International (WLI), an international support network for organizations delivering education and engagement activities at wetland centers across the globe.  I serve as ASWM’s … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Mainers love mud. In this part of the world, this time of year is known affectionately as “mud season.” And we love to get up to our ears in it. Why? Because it’s … Continue reading

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Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection & Restoration Act (CWPPRA) (Video) CWPPRA – February 8, 2013 Learn how CWPPRA helps with education in local schools. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNXwZjR4Icc For a related link: http://lacoast.gov/new/default.aspx

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Spring Break has changed.   Years ago it was known solely as a chance to head south, find a place in the sun—preferably a hot sunny beach crammed with like-minded young people—and have a week-long party.  Now there’s more. Last year … Continue reading

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Purple Mango Tree written by Dr. Ranee Kaur Banerjee With several recent blog entries about wetlands, a focus on wetland education (for kids and adults) and a nice little poem about “Mysterious Marshes” http://purplemangotree.blogspot.com/2009/11/wetlands-mysterious-marshes.html Mangroves & Coastal Wetlands Store 50 … Continue reading

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