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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 and One of these stories was about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Enhancing State and Tribal Wetlands Programs (ESTP) Initiative: … 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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