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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM In November, 2015, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum on Mitigating Impacts on Natural Resources from Development and Encouraging Related Private Investment. Essentially it’s a directive for federal agencies to “adopt a clear … Continue reading

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Addressing the wetland and agriculture conundrum By Matthew McCartney, Adrian Wood and Alan Dixon –Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog – February 2, 2o14 February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. This year the theme is Wetlands and Agriculture: partners for growth. For … Continue reading

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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM When I was 22 years old, I learned first-hand about the impacts of intense grazing in riparian-wetland areas. I was a wildlife biology intern with the U.S. Forest Service in Creede, Colorado in … Continue reading

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Reports of high duck populations show that ducks are celebrating a comeback from the 1980s – from 25 million ducks to 48.6 million in the United States and Canada.  The Conservation Title of the Farm Bill is credited with this … Continue reading

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The current Farm Bill is due to expire in September of 2012.  If it is not revised or extended, funding for many current programs will sunset. In addition, there is a provision in the Farm Bill which causes it to … Continue reading

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