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SWS Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands

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SWS issued the Society of Wetland Scientists Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands at the 2018 SWS Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, USA, on May 29 - June 1, 2018. Over 200 attendees signed the statement in support. The Statement reads as follows: "The following participants at the Society of Wetland Scientists 2018 Annual Me...
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SWS supports the Herring River Restoration Project

June 6, 2017 -  SWS sent a letter of support for the Herring River Restoration Project at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts. Project partners and supporters include the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Massa...
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WETPOL calls for abstracts

December 13, 2016 -  The 7th International Symposium for Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control (WETPOL) will be held August 22 - 26, 2017, at the Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana, USA. WETPOL is the preeminent global conference that brings together scientists, engineers and practitioners, working on the use of wetlands for water qualit...
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CA law recognizes watersheds as infrastructure

October 21, 2016 -  In September, the California governor signed a law that recognizes the state's source watersheds as part of its water infrastructure, and their increasing importance as our climate changes. By doing so, the law allows the use of modern financing approaches to protect and restore source watersheds, including stream channel r...
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