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The tremendous benefits provided by just one beaver family By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – May 30, 2018 People already know that beavers are keystone species whose activities shape landscapes in broadly beneficial ways. If such descriptions sound a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Wetlands: The 2018 National Wetlands Awards By Kathryn R. Campbell –  Environmental Law Institute – May 21, 2018 “These places hold the world together,” said National Wetlands Awardee Latimore M. Smith of wetlands during his award acceptance … Continue reading

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Wetland wonder: Crops, wildlife flourish on Delaware farm By Megan Lang – U.S. Department of Agriculture – May 9, 2018 If ever he wondered if his family had made the right choice by restoring a wetland at their Delaware farm, … Continue reading

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 Louisiana Moves Closer to Delivering on Coastal Restoration By Kristin Tracz – Walton Family Foundation Blog – April 19, 2018 On April 2, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced an update … Continue reading

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Northam Must Act to Protect Clean Water from Pipelines By Amy Mall – NRDC – February 26, 2018 A new report issued today, prepared by experts in water quality on behalf of NRDC, outlines the severe threats to clean water … Continue reading

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Incredible images of Los Angeles when it was covered in wetlands By Leanna Garrfield – Business Insider – March 3, 2018 Before Los Angeles became the center of the film industry, it was covered in wetlands and farmland. The Southern … Continue reading

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Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary Restore America’s Estuaries  Restore America’s Estuaries Video: What is Blue Carbon? Blue carbon is the ability of tidal wetlands and seagrass habitats to capture and store carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases … Continue reading

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How to build a city that doesn’t flood? Turn it into a sponge Daily JSTOR – December 5, 2017 Urban floods make the news with alarming regularity. Just in the past few months, Hurricane Harvey submerged Houston, and the seasonal … Continue reading

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Interior Department takes aim at key environmental mitigation policy. Here’s what’s at stake. By Eric Holst Environmental Defense Fund November 7, 2017 The next policy battle in the Trump administration’s war on the environment is ramping up – and this … Continue reading

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Taking Marsh Restoration to a New Level  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – October 18, 2017 “But it’s not Yosemite!” friends sometimes blurt out when I speak glowingly of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. “No,” I respond, “it’s better.” Few places … Continue reading

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