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Pay-for-Performance: Bringing the Best of the Private Sector to Realize Wetland By Shannon Cunniff – Restore the Mississippi River Delta – December 6,2017 Over the next 15 years, Louisiana will receive billions of dollars for coastal restoration from Gulf oil … Continue reading

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Making Natural Infrastructure Solutions Happen By James Schwab – American Planning Association – January 17, 2017 Almost all planners know from training and experience that the path from idea to implementation can often be fraught with difficulty. The best environmental … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM The term “natural infrastructure” is interpreted broadly and had been used to describe many different types of infrastructure – from bioswales to living shorelines and from wet meadow restoration to removal of dams … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I attended the Restore America’s Estuaries/Coastal Society’s 2016 Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a sacrifice to have to leave the single digit weather in Maine in December for the … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM When I was growing up everyone knew absolutely that dinosaurs were cold blooded, ulcers were caused by stress and Pluto was a planet.  But with new knowledge, and reinterpretation of existing information, our understanding … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM In 2014, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) published a report titled “Ecosystem Service Valuation for Wetland Restoration: What It Is, How To Do It and Best Practice Recommendations” which endorses the … Continue reading

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Wetland restoration was a family journey Herald Times Reporter – May 24, 2016 “I can remember planting corn and beans here,” landowner and Wisconsin Wetlands Association member Paul Becker said, standing at the edge of a wetland where dragonflies and … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst I traveled to Rhode Island this week to spend the day with professionals from a variety of backgrounds talking about the intersection of amphibians, habitat and stormwater wetlands.  The meeting I attended was framed as … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Thanksgiving is by far one of my favorite holidays. No need to stress over the perfect costume, no need to stress over presents. Just stick a turkey in the oven, let it cook … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Can municipalities really still be dumping untreated sewage directly from a pipe into local bays, rivers, streams and wetlands?  Shouldn’t that be impossible in today’s regulatory environment?  Unfortunately, it is not.  Combined sewer systems that dump sewage-containing … Continue reading

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