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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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May is American Wetlands Month.  It has been since 1991.  The purpose of American Wetlands Month is to celebrate the importance and value of wetlands.  In many parts of the country it is a great time of year to get … Continue reading

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It is the 2nd anniversary of the Compleat Wetlander, which has unfortunately been absent from the ASWM website since the beginning of April.  Our optimism about how easy it would be to move the blog along with the rest of … Continue reading

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Ramsar, the International Convention on Wetlands is 40 years old today, February 2, 2011.  Today the treaty includes 160 nations http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-about-parties-contracting-parties-to-23808/main/ramsar/1-36-123%5E23808_4000_0__ and 1,190 sites http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-documents-list/main/ramsar/1-31-218_4000_0__ including 28 in the United States. In August of 2010 The Compleat Wetlander covered the … Continue reading

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