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By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM Maybe it was the news of David Bowie’s death. Maybe it’s just a middle aged thing. But I have found myself reflecting on “change” over the past few weeks. As a young adult, … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst On World Wetlands Day (February 2nd), I was pleased to be able to participate in a wetlands celebration hosted by the US National Ramsar Committee (USNRC), taking part in a meeting of the Committee to … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch, Policy Analyst A global decline in amphibians has been attributed to many different factors, including UV radiation, bacterial and fungal infections, and the most-cited culprit, habitat loss.  However, amphibian abundance and diversity may also be affected by … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie On Thursday, November 5, 2015 EPA published a Federal Register notice announcing a 30 day public comment period for the draft report, National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA) 2011: A Collaborative Survey of the Nation’s Wetlands. The Federal … Continue reading

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At the beginning of 2010 the Compleat  Wetlander listed the top 10 wetland news stories for 2009  http://aswm.org/wordpress/799/the-compleat-wetlander/ and http://aswm.org/wordpress/809/the-compleat-wetlander-top-ten-wetland-news-tories-of-2009-%e2%80%93-part-ii/. One of these stories was about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Enhancing State and Tribal Wetlands Programs (ESTP) Initiative: http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/initiative/estp.html. … Continue reading

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There are many place-based adoption programs.  These don’t entail ownership, but instead represent a commitment to help sustain and preserve the health and beauty of a park or a stretch of highway or a stream.   The Adopt-a-Stream program has been … Continue reading

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