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Endorsement of amici curiae brief of wetland and water scientists in support of the Clean Water Rule

March 1, 2017

Representing over 200,000 members and 130+ professional societies and research organizations, the Society of Wetland Scientists, along with the American Fisheries Society, American Institute for Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America, Phycological Society of America, Society for Ecological Restoration and Society for Freshwater Science sent letters supporting the Waters of the United States Clean Water…

NYT highlights former WiW chair’s research

January 23, 2017

The┬áNew York Times┬árecently 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, more than $25 billion worth of…

CASS letter to President-Elect Trump

November 21, 2016

In late November, the Consortium of Aquatic Sciences Societies (CASS) wrote a Letter of Comment to President-Elect Trump about its concern for the future of the nation’s aquatic resources. SWS President Gillian Davies signed the letter in support: Dear President-Elect Trump, The Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies (CASS) is writing to offer our best wishes…

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