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In 1990 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported on historic wetland losses in the United States.  It concluded that the lower 48 states had lost about 53% of its wetlands — over 100 million acres — that existed in … Continue reading

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In August the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) quietly closed down the St. Petersburg office that was the home of the National Wetland Inventory (NWI) for 32 years. It is hard nowadays to appreciate that the NWI and associated … Continue reading

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