Monthly Archives: July 2012

Scientific American Society & Policy emails on current topics

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State of VA removes Commission on Climate Change website from public view

The State of Virginia, no longer placing a priority on the work or findings of Virginia’s Commission on Climate Change, recently removed the Commission’s website from public view.  Wetlands Watch stepped forward and has re-created the website to keep it … Continue reading

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Schoolyard Restoration: Landscapes for Learning

Upcoming Educational Events From: Ecological Landscaping Association ela.info@comcast.net  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.   Schoolyard Restoration: Landscapes for Learning http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Cfp7AXUGzpYzOFHyjbcTx9hjVP51zpv4bhrNvw_2L5eHWVTtT59nAkAVXH9Bcn6oYgQ6VCS0KXOuMXVMMPoTpBehH9SyJ_zul2Jr0VyafZF0RxGdMHv7ZS6HlRM6WH4-uX4GbRDN6eZfigXOemabn2NKkcdX3_L4kI-qlwRaiPRniA7ICHf-XpRp7vzl–Hbju94SK6VxQHMOu0yz0IOqhEHKiyhSuW9%5D Tuesday, July 10, 11:15 am – 2:00 pm (Rain Date July 17) Milton and Jamaica Plain, MA Join landscape architect, Ruth Parnall, for a … Continue reading

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Using goats to control invasive phragmites in NY

To Tackle an Invasive Weed, Bringing In the Hooved Pros On a sweltering afternoon on Staten Island, the New York City parks department unveiled its latest weapon in the war on phragmites, an invasive weed that chokes the shoreline: goats. … Continue reading

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EPA’s National Coastal Condition Reports

http://epa.gov/owow/oceans/nccr/index.html — Describe the ecological and environmental conditions in U.S. coastal waters. The Website provides links to the National Coastal Condition Report IV (NCCR IV) (2012) Full Report (PDF) (368 pp, 25.7MB) that reports on data collected from 2003 to … Continue reading

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EPA’s Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Program

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/beaches/ — Strives to meet the goals of improving public health and environmental protection for beach goers and provides the public with information about the quality of their beach water.  The BEACH Program strengthens beach standards and testing, provides faster … Continue reading

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Restore America’s Estuaries 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration

Restore America’s Estuaries 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Tampa Convention Center Tampa, Florida October 20-25, 2012 Take Advantage of EARLY BIRD Rates! REGISTER NOW Majora Carter Keynote Speaker Majora Carter, a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Award-winner and … Continue reading

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