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CASS strongly opposes Senate Joint Resolution 22, invalidating the final Clean Water Rule

November 2, 2015

Dear Senator: We are writing today on behalf of CASS (Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies), a group of five scientific societies that include the American Fisheries Society, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, the Phycological Society of America, the Society for Freshwater Science, and the Society of Wetland Scientists. Our member societies…

SWS urges mayor of Ohrid to preserve Studenchista Wetland and Lake Ohrid ecosystem

October 7, 2015

Mr. Nikola Bakračeski Mayor of the City of Ohrid Dimitar Vlahov Street No. 57 6000 Ohrid R. Macedonia Respected Sir, On behalf of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), we would like to express our concern about the recent plans for the Studenchishta Wetland area.  The Society has a world‐wide membership of more than 3,000 wetland professionals…

SWS responds to U.S. Wildlife Conservation Blue Ribbon Panel

July 23, 2015

Earlier this summer, the Society received a request from a Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources for information on how to equitably and sustainably finance fish and wildlife conservation to help prevent more species from becoming endangered. The Panel reached out to influential organizations for ideas on how to sustainably fund conservation work that…


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