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by Peg Bostwick, ASWM I don’t have to sell readers of this blog on the concept that restoration of wetlands can provide major benefits – often at a minimal cost compared to other options – whether your goal is storm … Continue reading

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“Many wetland recovery programs have failed by trying to re-create the original ecosystems. Recent successes have focused on one or two limited goals and have let nature take it from there.” –John Carey An article in the December Issue of … Continue reading

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“…ten thousand river commissions, with the mines of the world at their back, cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot curb it or define it, cannot say to it ‘Go here,’ or ‘Go there,’ and make it obey; cannot save a … Continue reading

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The topic of watershed management is as complex and diverse as our nation’s watersheds themselves.   EPA recently released A QUICK GUIDE to Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect Our Waters to provide an overview and update of its extensive … Continue reading

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The Everglades Rebound: Restoration Plan By David Gabel – ENN – November 1, 2010 The Everglades is an extensive wetland system that is actually a sixty mile wide, extremely shallow river that flows from Lake Okeechobee over 100 miles to … Continue reading

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A Voice in the Wetlands: Democracy Now Video “Day 74, Voices from a Devasted Community…” http://jahnessasworld.blogspot.com/2010/07/ democracy-now-video-day-74-voices-from.html

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Real World Restoration and the Wetland Policy Industry To identify, acquire, design, construct and manage for the long term actual aquatic ecosystems is a privilege and a challenge for our team at Restoration Systems.  “Stories from the Field” is in … Continue reading

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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea Film by Ken Burns to air on PBS September 27, 2009 http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/ Restoring Wetlands: Chesapeake Bay Program Reports on Progress In 2008, 472 acres of wetlands were established or reestablished in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia … Continue reading

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Over the years much of the public discussion about keeping wetlands on the landscape has been around wetlands regulation.  Since the 1990 Mitigation Memorandum of Agreement (http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/ regs/mitigate.html) required mitigation of wetlands under the Section 404 program, there has been … Continue reading

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