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Public Lands, Water and Wildlife Package Will Help Protect America’s Natural Resources

11/15/2010 // By NWF

From the mountain lions in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico, to lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, to the barred owl of the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area–a package of public lands, water and wildlife bills currently up for […] Read more >

After Five Years and Legal Wrangling, Agency Finally Protects South Carolina Wetland

11/12/2010 // By NWF

On November 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reasserted basic federal Clean Water Act protections for a 31-acre coastal wetland in Horry County, South Carolina, near Murrells Inlet. That’s the good news. Read more >

Will Congress Act Soon to Protect the Nation’s Waters?

4/7/2009 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

Given how much we all depend on clean water, the answer should be a no-brainer. But believe it or not, this is a decision that each member of Congress now faces and–remarkably–many seem to be struggling to do the right […] Read more >

Historic Great Lakes Protections Become Law!

10/15/2008 // By Jennifer Janssen

Less than two weeks ago, President Bush signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Compact, ensuring the protection of one of our country’s most important natural resources! The Compact culminates 10 years worth of collaboration between conservation groups, government agencies, businesses […] Read more >

Wetlands and Drinking Water: A Natural Connection

7/24/2006 // By Larry Schweiger

When we turn on the kitchen spigot to get a drink of water, we expect to find crystal-clear, cold, pure water. A recent decision by the Supreme Court could change that. Water flows downhill. From the law of physics follows […] Read more >