Curlew crisis deepens: vital Australian wetlands under threat
The Numeniini — a tribe of large waders including curlews and godwits — is one of the most threatened bird groups on the planet. The once-abundant Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis of the Americas is now considered Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct...
Former aggregate sites can be rehabilitated into significant wetlands, states OSSGA study
The findings of a new report indicate the rehabilitation of aggregate extraction sites in Ontario has created hundreds of hectares of new aquatic habitat features. The study, entitled Surrendered Aggregate Sites in Ontario's Provincial Plan Areas, was...
Conservation district rallies to improve wetlands
WYSOX — In response to vocalized community concerns, the Wilbur Beers wetland in Wysox underwent repair on Monday. Bradford County Conservation District staff joined with area volunteers to perform both cosmetic and safety upgrades within the nature area.
Wetlands culvert nearly kills another dog in American Canyon
One year after a dog drowned at the American Canyon wetlands, another canine nearly lost its life last month to the same culvert that sucked it under the water. Resident Barry Christian, who frequents the wetlands, reported during a meeting at City Hall on...
We have to preserve our wetlands. But we need our floodplains, too.
Hurricane Harvey was tough on wetlands, and even tougher on wetland scientists, like me. I have spent a career focusing on wetlands along the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. Like the Lorax, I speak for the wetlands (and the prairies and forests and all the rest of it!