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Breivogel habitat restoration video By Tom Biebighauser – Wetland Restoration and Training, Inc.– April 21, 2016 – Video

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By Jeanne Christie At the beginning of November the U.S. Army Corps’ Institute for Water Resources released: “The Mitigation Rule Retrospective: A Review of the 2008 Regulations Governing Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources” which is a comprehensive and informative … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch At the end of a long day of meetings a couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get the chance to take an unexpected wetland wander in the Bangor Forest of Maine.  Although it was … Continue reading

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Expedition Launched to Save Africa’s Largest Wetland By Alexandra Fuller – National Geographic – May 27, 2015 A multinational team of, scientists, filmmakers, and journalists arrived in a remote corner of Angola last week to begin an unprecedented, 1,000-mile-long expedition … Continue reading

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By Peg Bostwick, ASWM Here we are at the end of the year, so before we start the Christmas celebrations I’ll offer my (former high school teacher’s) highly unscientific wetland report card.  Feel free to complain about the grades… it’s … Continue reading

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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM This photo of the Grand River flowing through downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan was taken from my hotel room window last week, while attending the Michigan Wetlands Association Conference – New Directions in Wetland Protection and Management. … Continue reading

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A Wetland Returns to its “Roots” Through a Conservation Easement By Jody Christiansen – USDA Blog – May 28, 2014 If the land floods more often than growing a crop, why not let it go back to what it wants … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch I recently had the opportunity to connect with a large number of Northern New England colleagues working on stormwater management at the Maine Stormwater Conference.  At this meeting, there were discussions about low impact development and green … Continue reading

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Study: Loss of wetland biodiversity increases disease risk in frogs By Natalie Van Hoose – – December 3, 2013 Amphibians in species-poor wetlands have a higher risk of becoming infected with a virulent parasite than those in wetlands with … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch My son Zachary’s exploring hat took us on another wetland wandering adventure this month to a wonderful little gem called Winslow Park in Freeport, Maine.  Zachary and I love to camp there.  With views out to the … Continue reading

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