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ASPIRE Award opportunity with deadline of May 7

Scientific publishers Wiley and Elsevier, in coordination with the U.S. Department of State Office of Science and Technology Cooperation , sponsor the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education (ASPIRE). This annual award recognizes young scientists (under 40) who have demonstrated a commitment to...

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The revised WOTUS Definition Proposed by the Engineers Corps and the Environmental Protection Agency was posted to the Federal Register  on February 14. The document has a comment period that ends April 15, 2019. SWS WOTUS Comment Letter Science Societies WOTUS Comment Letter Request for 200-day Comment Period  

The President-Elect on the SWS Board of Directors shall assume duties and responsibilities of the President at the conclusion of the President's term or if the office is vacated. In the absence of the President or in the event of inability or refusal to act, the President-Elect shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting shal...

The EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers issued a proposed Rule to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule, which will greatly reduce the area of wetlands, headwaters, ephemeral and isolated wetlands and waters that are federally protected. SWS members who wish to comment on this Rule will have 60 days to submit comments once the Rule is published in ...