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2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival

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The Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) had a booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival (SEF) in Washington, D.C. on April 7 and 8, where SWS members volunteered. The SEF is free to attendees and allows children, teens and families to interact with over 3,000 hand-on exhibits "from the world's leading scientific and engineering s...
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SWS urges Macedonia to preserve Studenchista Wetland and Lake Ohrid ecosystem

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October 26, 2017 -  On behalf of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), an international expert organization with over 3,000 members, we would like to emphasize the pressing need for Lake Ohrid and the full extent of Studenchishte Marsh to be designated as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention and to endorse the E...
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SWS comments on proposed WOTUS Repeal

September 26, 2017 -  SWS submitted a letter opposing the rule to repeal WOTUS Clean Water Rule. Read the full letter .  
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Scientific societies respond to proposed WOTUS Repeal

  September 21, 2017 -  SWS and 11 other scientific societies submitted a letter opposing the rule to repeal WOTUS Clean Water Rule. Read the full letter . The comment period for the Repeal of the 2015 Clean Water Rule has been extended through September 27 . Submit your letter . 
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U.S. Scientists Can Add Their Names to WOTUS Clean Water Rule Comment Letter Before August 28 Deadline

  August 4, 2017 -  SWS encourages members to submit individual comment letters on the proposed repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Clean Water Rule (see preceding news item for details), prior to the August 28th submission deadline here . In addition to sending individualized comment letters, or if you are short on time, wetla...
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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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