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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…

SWS supports the EPA proposed rule on waters of the U.S.

July 2, 2015

SWS is an international membership organization of more than 3,000 wetland professionals dedicated to fostering sound wetland science, education, and management. SWS supports the EPA proposed rule on waters of the US as follows: The proposed rule is science-based, following EPA’s review of over 1,000 peer-reviewed papers on the physical, chemical, and biological connections by which streams,…


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