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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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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Last week I had the honor and privilege of representing the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) at the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) annual conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme of … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch Last week, ASWM hosted its annual State/Tribal/Federal Coordination Workshop at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  The experience of connecting with wetland folks from across the U.S. is always both exciting and motivational.   At … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie “…nothing is too much trouble if it turns out the way it should.” ― Julia Child At the Association of State Wetland Managers we’re always looking for news about wetlands.  Sometimes it seems like almost every day we … Continue reading

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Common Ground Relief opens wetlands center in New Orleans  Nola.com-The Times-Picayume – October 10, 2014 Common Ground Relief will open Cabane Coypu and the Wetlands Contemplative Center at its Native Plant Nursery 2.0, which provides plant material needed for its … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM The drinking water crisis in Toledo, Ohio – resulting from toxins in the water supply produced by blue green algae in Lake Erie – has received a lot of attention in the national news.  Although these … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM I don’t have to sell readers of this blog on the concept that restoration of wetlands can provide major benefits – often at a minimal cost compared to other options – whether your goal is storm … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch For those working in development, planning, transportation and flood prevention most likely the image that comes to mind when you use the word “beaver” is of a large, furry, flat- tailed, tree-cutting, pond-producing foe.  While the impacts … Continue reading

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