wetlands

Ontario Will Protect 55 Million-Acre Forest and Wetland Area

In a move that will protect nature and help fight global warming, Ontario will conserve an area about the same size as the entire State of Kansas. (Photo: Forest Ethics) Kerry …

Goats Enlisted to Protect Endangered Turtles

That’s right — goats!  When mowing practices were found dangerously harmful to bog turtles in Maryland, a different (more ancient) mowing technique was employed. The Baltimore Sun reports: “The State …

Water Quality as a Way of Life

Here’s a story for the history books: In 1983, our government set water planning policies that determined how we create water projects–and they’re still in place today. But as you …

Key Clean Water Bill Moves Forward

Great news today from the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which passed the Clean Water Restoration Act! It now heads to the full Senate. Here’s what Jan Goldman-Carter, the …

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

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 …

Victory at Last: A Long Battle to Save the Teddy Bear’s Habitat

In Washington, you can bet that bad ideas from powerful special interests take a long time to kill. Nevertheless, you also should know that what Margaret Mead once suggested is …

A Victory for Teddy’s Bears!

Wildlife and the people who love them recently scored a huge victory when the EPA finalized their decision to veto the controversial Yazoo Backwaters Pumps Project. The success will help …

Bush Administration Goes Green?

That’s right folks. For only the 12th time in its entire history, the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to use the veto process to kill an Army Corps of Engineers …

Corps Reform Measures Included in WRDA

The Water Resources Development Act, which has passed both the House and Senate, includes key reform measures that would help better protect and mitigate for the loss of wetlands and …

Wetlands and Drinking Water: A Natural Connection

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 …

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