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SWS Colombia 2023: First-ever In-person SWS Meeting in Latin America

SWS Colombia 2023: First-ever In-person SWS Meeting in Latin America Through the support of Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program (SWSPCP) and the 2022 Chapter Development Award (International Chapter, SWSLAC, Latin America and the Caribbean), the International Chapter organized the “Society of Wetland Scientists Colombia 2023” 4-day event and the first-ever SWS meeting in…

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Sackett Decision Guidance from Public Policy & Regulation Section

Sackett Decision Guidance from Public Policy & Regulation Section On August 29, 2023, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released the pre-published Rule: Revised Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’.  The agencies advised they are intending to have the Rule become effective on the yet-to-be-announced date of…

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Meet the Incoming SWS Leadership

Meet the Incoming SWS Leadership In June during the SWS 2023 Annual Meeting, we welcomed new members to the SWS Board of Directors. Get to know them below!   Eric Stein, PhD President-Elect  Tell us a little about yourself and why you’re excited to be the next SWS president.  I grew up in upstate New…

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SWS in Spokane | 2023 Annual Meeting Recap

SWS in Spokane | 2023 Annual Meeting Recap Last week, SWS members and fellow wetland professionals, scientists, and students gathered in Spokane, Washington, U.S. for the SWS 2023 Annual Meeting. The meeting theme this year was Wetland Adaptation: From Floodplains to Ridgelines, and presentations aimed to highlight how science can inform design, how design can…

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It’s Time for Wetland Restoration | World Wetlands Day, February 2, 2023

It’s Time for Wetland Restoration | World Wetlands Day, February 2, 2023 World Wetlands Day is February 2nd! Join SWS in Raising Awareness and Taking Action Get involved this week as we take action and spread the word about World Wetlands Day, a global awareness campaign celebrated every year on February 2nd to highlight the…

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Latin America and the Caribbean Wetlands Issue Planned for Wetland Science & Practice

Latin America and the Caribbean Wetlands Issue Planned for Wetland Science & Practice Wetlands in a hotspring, Los Azufres, Michoacán, Mexico; Submerged plant species: Hydrocotyle spp. and Eleocharis acicularis Wetland Science & Practice (WSP, Society of Wetland Scientists’ e-publication) is planning a third issue focused on Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) wetlands. The purpose is to…

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Join us in Spokane, WA for the SWS 2023 Annual Meeting, June 27-30!

Join us in Spokane, WA for the SWS 2023 Annual Meeting, June 27-30! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!! Join us for the SWS Annual Meeting June 27-30, 2023 Spokane, WA REGISTER HERE The Society of Wetland Scientists’ Annual Meeting will be held at the Davenport Grand Hotel in downtown Spokane, Washington, on June 27-30, 2023. Our theme…

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MARSH is Coming! Learn More about the new Mentorship Assisted Resource & Support Hub

MARSH is Coming! Learn More about the new Mentorship Assisted Resource & Support Hub A new, one-year mentoring program for students, early career professionals, and people transitioning between careers to network, gain experience, and receive one-on-one coaching to support their growth as wetland professionals. Launching January 2023 A Joint Initiative Offered By National Association of…

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Meet the New President and President-Elect of SWS

Meet the New President and President-Elect of SWS In May during the SWS Annual Meeting at JASM 2022, we welcomed Bill Kleindl as President of SWS along with our new President-Elect Susan Galatowitsch. Get to know our new SWS leaders below: Meet Bill Kleindl, SWS President Bill has more than 30 years of academic and…

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A Successful JASM 2022 Conference!

A Successful JASM 2022 Conference! Last month, the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) and environmental and wetland professionals from all over came together in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. for the 2022 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM). This conference provided SWS members with opportunities to present their work, learn from others, network with fellow scientists,…

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