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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM I just got back from a trip to Washington D.C. where I participated in a two-day “Communications Boot Camp” hosted by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). The topic of how to … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst, ASWM ASWM’s program staff spend almost all of our time working to help others address wetland problems. ASWM gets requests every day to work on issues that range from permitting linear energy projects and improving … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst Over the last three years, ASWM has conducted studies focused on better understanding various attributes of state wetland programs and both state wetland and stream-related policies and practices.  These efforts have manifested themselves in two … Continue reading

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On October 14, the Administration’s Climate Change Adaptation Task Force released an interagency report providing recommendations on how federal agencies can prepare the United States for climate change.  The report provides a broad framework for acquiring information and developing tools … Continue reading

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Over the years I’ve often reflected on the complexity of trying to establish consistent wetland policies nationally.  It seems like it shouldn’t be so difficult.  But it is and the reason is simple.  The United States is a land of … Continue reading

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