Association of State Wetland Managers - Protecting the Nation's Wetlands.

Tag Archives: natural capital

Past blogs have touched on the concept of ecosystem services, which is defined as the multiple resources and process that are supplied by natural systems: good air, clean water, abundant wildlife, etc.  Many people who work to protect and conserve … Continue reading

Posted in ecosystem, environment, natural resources | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

As the federal fiscal year draws to a close, the federal government has a $1.65 trillion deficit and $14.6 trillion in debt.  Lawmakers are looking for ways to cut expenditures.  Frequently when funding is cut, environmental programs are identified as … Continue reading

Posted in natural resources, wetlands regulation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment