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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 If you haven’t already started planning what you are going to do in celebration of World Wetland Day (February 2, 2016), the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) has some information and ideas that can … Continue reading

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Wetlands do triple duty to protect people and the environment By Rebecca Shaw – Environmental Defense Fund– February 2, 2015 Beyond their beauty, wetlands provide countless services on which wildlife, coastal communities and the world at large depend. They protect … Continue reading

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February 2, 2013 was World Wetlands Day.  It marked the 42nd anniversary of the signing of the International Convention on Wetlands, generally called Ramsar after the city where it was signed.  At the same time the United Nations has declared … Continue reading

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Ramsar, the International Convention on Wetlands is 40 years old today, February 2, 2011.  Today the treaty includes 160 nations http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-about-parties-contracting-parties-to-23808/main/ramsar/1-36-123%5E23808_4000_0__ and 1,190 sites http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-documents-list/main/ramsar/1-31-218_4000_0__ including 28 in the United States. In August of 2010 The Compleat Wetlander covered the … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day is February 2, 2011 By Bruce Boyes – (blog) – January 18, 2011 http://bruceboyes.info/2011/01/world-wetlands-day-2-february-2011/

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