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Water is a precious resource that we should value more than we do. Wetlands are an integral part of our ecosystem. These are my passions. Through education we can be better stewards of these precious natural resources.
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Texas Drought Requires Trucks to Bring Water from Over 10 Miles ...

Texas Drought Requires Trucks to Bring Water from Over 10 Miles ... | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
The Berkey Guy February 4, 2012. Spicewood Beach, Texas is now dealing with having to go the extra miles in order to access water to their community. Over one-thousand residents of the community have had to rely on water being trucked ...
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Restored wetlands can take a century to regenerate | Conservation | The Earth Times

Restored wetlands can take a century to regenerate | Conservation | The Earth Times | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Restored wetlands rarely reach the quality of the originals they replace and can take 100 years or more to recover its rich variety of plant life, a new study claims.
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AGU Blogosphere | terra central | Wetland Services: The Netley ...

AGU Blogosphere | terra central | Wetland Services: The Netley ... | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
The Netley-Libau Nutrient Bioenergy Project turns wetland plants to into bioenergy and recovers agricultural phosphorus while protecting water quality in Lake Winnepeg, the tenth largest freshwater lake in the world.
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Radical Agriculture Overhaul Could Enhance Global Ecosystems

The authors warn, however, that the world must act quickly if the goal is to save the Earth's main breadbasket areas - where resources are so depleted the situation threatens to decimate global supplies of fresh water ...
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Coca-Cola, Nestle Finally Accept End-of-Life Product Stewardship

After decades of pressure to do so, Coca-Cola and Nestle Waters North America say they will take responsibility for collecting and recycling used bottles and cans, if states pass laws requiring that.

The companies are actively supporting extended producer responsibility laws for post-consumer packaging - similar to those in place in Canada and Europe - to reverse lagging US bottle and can recycling rates, according to a report by shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow.


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More Western towns adopt 'toilet to tap' strategy to water conservation - Christian Science Monitor

More Western towns adopt 'toilet to tap' strategy to water conservation - Christian Science Monitor | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorMore Western towns adopt 'toilet to tap' strategy to water conservationChristian Science MonitorSteady triple-digit temperatures and perennial dry weather across the West have forced environmentalists, politicians, and...
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College of St. Benedict bans sale of plastic water bottles | On Campus

College of St. Benedict bans sale of plastic water bottles | On Campus | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
RT @MPRAFriedrich: College of St.Benedict bans sale of plastic water bottles: http://ow.ly/69NPD...
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Runaway Salmon Stir Conservation Worries

Runaway Salmon Stir Conservation Worries | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
The disappearance of 300,000 farmed Scottish salmon from their cages in a storm has left many wondering whether they will breed with wild ones and upset the gene pool.
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Water Conservation Quiz - National Geographic's Green Guide

Water Conservation Quiz - National Geographic's Green Guide | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Be water wise and take our quiz to see how you can save this vital resource from going down the drain. (How much do you know about #water #conservation? Give @natgeo's quiz a try!
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Wetlands project takes shape behind NC school - WRAL.com

Wetlands project takes shape behind NC school - WRAL.com | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Wetlands project takes shape behind NC schoolWRAL.comA wetlands restoration project behind the school on Northside Road is starting to take shape.
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Water (for the) World – Maryland Life Article Highlights Floating ...

Water (for the) World – Maryland Life Article Highlights Floating ... | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
... very issues-“With its 41 million acres of watershed and 200000 miles of shoreline, the Bay is the most-studied estuary—which, by definition, contain salt water, fresh water, and brackish water, a mixture of both—in the world”.
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Oregon's Freshwater Trust wins grant to coordinate watershed restoration projects - OregonLive.com

Oregon's Freshwater Trust wins grant to coordinate watershed restoration projects - OregonLive.com | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Oregon's Freshwater Trust wins grant to coordinate watershed restoration projectsOregonLive.comBy Eric Mortenson, The Oregonian Freshwater Trust, a Portland non-profit that works to improve the health of Pacific Northwest watersheds, has received a...
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DNR: Wetlands Reserve Program

DNR: Wetlands Reserve Program | Wetlands & Water Conservation | Scoop.it
Help Available for Farmers Fighting Wet Fields- Wetlands Reserve Program provides technical & financial assistance http://ow.ly/69LZ9...
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