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Another Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Clean Water Rule is Filed on Behalf of the Society of Wetland Scientists

On July 24, 2018 an amicus curiae brief in support of Clean Water Rule was filed in the North Dakota Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Clean Water Rule case. The brief reiterates that the Clean Water Rule is scientifically sound and is based on state of the science studies, including those in the EPA's Connectivity Report.The Connectivity Report ...
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SWS Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands

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SWS issued the Society of Wetland Scientists Denver Declaration on the Management and Restoration of Wetlands at the 2018 SWS Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, USA, on May 29 - June 1, 2018. Over 200 attendees signed the statement in support. The Statement reads as follows: "The following participants at the Society of Wetland Scientists 2018 Annual Me...
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Thursday, 13 September 2018 06:22
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North American Wetlands Conservation Council Meeting via teleconference

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The North American Wetlands Conservation Council will meet via teleconference on February 22, 2018, at 2 p.m. EST , to select U.S. small grant proposals for reporting to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. This teleconference is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or...
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International Summer School in East Africa on Sustainability in the FOOD-WATER-ECOSYSTEM Nexus in Sub Saharan Africa

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The University of Bonn, Germany, and Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, call for doctoral and postdoctoral scientists from Sub Saharan Africa or Germany with an interest in interdisciplinary research in the field of the FOOD-WATER-ECOSYSTEM Nexus in Sub Sahara Africa. The Summer School, held March 12 - 18, 2018, at Makerere University in Ka...
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Nice to read this useful detail about the international summer school in East Africa and hope you will give more like this. Furthe... Read More
Thursday, 16 August 2018 10:06
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Call for reviewers

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is seeking reviewers for its first order draft of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, a s indicated in this outline . Wetlands and wetland management are relevant in several places: Volume 1, chapter 1; Volume 4, chapter 7; and Volume 5, chapte...
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NCC celebrates Native American art

September 26, 2017 -  The North Central Chapter will celebrate the interaction between Arts and Science, and the intrinsic connections between Native American culture, water and wetlands, by sponsoring a Native American art exhibit. The chapter recognizes the traditional, cultural and spiritual importance of water and wetlands to people around...
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Submit paper for consideration in a special feature of Wetlands and for a symposium in the 2018 SWS Annual Meeting

August 11, 2017 -  Wetlands have been at the center of human evolution and the development of this planet's diverse cultures. Without water we would not exist. While the mission of the SWS is "to promote understanding, conservation, protection, restoration, science-based management, and sustainability of wetlands" the relationship between huma...
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SWS President's Report

July 12, 2017 - Arnold van der Valk, Ames, IA  Internationalizing SWS One of the major objectives of the SWS Strategic Plan 2015-2020 is to make SWS an effective international scientific society with a global reach. This plan identified a number of specific actions that should be taken to achieve this strategic objective. Some progress ha...
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2017 SWS Annual Meeting

June 21, 2017 -  Over 470 people attended the 2017 SWS Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, including 122 students, 95 field trip participants and 120 attendees at the closing event. With over 400 abstract submissions and a very popular silent auction, the meeting was a success thanks to all of our SWS supporters! Congratulations to all wh...
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Such an impressive information you have shared about the 2017 SWS Annual Meeting. It is helpful for the participants to learn abou... Read More
Monday, 30 July 2018 20:43
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SWS San Juan Statement on Climate Change and Wetlands

June 8, 2017 -  SWS issued the Society of Wetland Scientists San Juan Statement on Climate Change and Wetlands at the 2017 SWS Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 5 - 8, 2017. Over 200 attendees signed the statement in support. The Statement reads as follows: "The following participants at the Society of Wetland Scientists 2017 An...
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