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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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Announcing the 2022 SWS Earth Day Photo Contest!

Announcing the 2022 SWS Earth Day Photo Contest! SWS is excited to announce the 2022 Earth Day Photo Contest where current SWS members can submit their favorite photos depicting the beauty of our planet’s wetlands for a chance to be featured on the homepage of SWS.org! Members can enter as many photos as they like…

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Summary: 16th Annual Meeting SWS Europe Chapter

Summary: 16th Annual Meeting SWS Europe Chapter The 16th annual meeting of the SWS Europe chapter, entitled “Connecting wetlands functioning and biodiversity: Towards nature-based solutions”, was a rousing success. Held as a virtual meeting due to the global situation, the conference was hosted by Patrick Grillas and the Tour du Valat from June 15-17, 2021.…

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In memorandum – Robert Brooks

In memorandum – Robert Brooks SWS is saddened to hear of Rob’s passing and express our sincere condolences. Submitted by daughter Emily Brooks Dolbin: Dear Family and Friends, With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Dr. Robert Brooks. Rob was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father, grandaddy (dododaddy), friend, colleague, mentor, professor, scientist, and…

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Latin American Wetlands Issue Planned for Wetland Science & Practice

Latin American Wetlands Issue Planned for Wetland Science & Practice The Society of Wetland Scientists’ e-publication – Wetland Science & Practice (WSP)  – is planning another issue focused on Latin American wetlands. The purpose is to provide readers with an update of current research, restoration and conservation activities and concerns involving wetlands.  Articles on the…

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Passing of a leader in wetland policy development

Passing of a leader in wetland policy development Dr. Jon Kusler passed away on October 8, 2020. Jon was a leader in helping guide national wetland and floodplain policy since the 1970s. He wrote hundreds of papers on a variety of topics ranging from wetland regulation, restoration, functional assessment to floodplain management. He was the…

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Announcing: Society of Wetland Scientists 40th Anniversary Award

Announcing: Society of Wetland Scientists 40th Anniversary Award Purpose: On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Society of Wetland Scientists the Executive Board would like to recognize high level and sustained contributions to wetland research, practice, education, or communication, or service to the Society. These awards are additional to the awards offered annually by…

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Pacific Northwest Chapter President Josh Wozniak authors article on the importance of wetlands for Salish Magazine

Pacific Northwest Chapter President Josh Wozniak authors article on the importance of wetlands for Salish Magazine The President of SWS’s Pacific Northwest Chapter, Josh Wozniak, recently authored an article on the importance of wetlands for Salish Magazine. Read it here! Categories Biofuel CASS Chapter News Clean Water Rule Climate Change Coastal Wetlands Conservation Declarations Diversity EPA Letters of Comment Management…

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NYT highlights former WiW chair’s research

NYT highlights former WiW chair’s research The New York Times recently interviewed former SWS Women in Wetlands Section chair, Ellen Hartig, about her work on chronicling sea levels, over a 1,500-year stretch, on a New York marsh. Hartig’s study confirmed that sea levels are rising faster than at any other time in 15 centuries. As a consequence,…

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