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By Melissa Mullineaux, Summer Intern, ASWM As many of you may know, Louisiana is currently in a state of emergency according to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, due to recent torrential rainfall and flash flooding in the Baton Rouge area. … Continue reading

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By Melissa Mullineaux, Summer Intern, ASWM I began my summer internship with the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) just a few weeks ago and I am amazed with all of the interesting information about wetlands I have learned about … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM The spoken language is one of the most amazing developments of human civilization. As our knowledge of the world around us continues to expand, the level of complexity and the specificity of what … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by William J. Mitsch Ph.D In a report just issued for discussion at a global wetland meeting scheduled for early June in Uruguay, Gardner et al. (2015) gave an astonishing fact that global wetlands are estimated to have … Continue reading

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In 1990 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported on historic wetland losses in the United States.  It concluded that the lower 48 states had lost about 53% of its wetlands — over 100 million acres — that existed in … Continue reading

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