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Volume 18, Issue 5

A State Plan for Measuring Functions

Jaime Kooser, Teri Granger, and Tom Hruby

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 1

Along with a federal effort to develop the HGM, or hydrogeomorphic approach, several states are proceeding with their own efforts to assess wetland functions, including an ambitious effort in Washington State.

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Why Do Landowners Restore Wetlands?

Gene Whitaker

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 5

An individual landowner's decision to restore welands is as varied and complex as most other social decisions he or she makes. However, some recent surveys have been conducted with some clear conclusions: Private landowners will restore and conserve wetlands and other natural habitats if they believe that it is the right thing to do, if they can afford it, and if they have some help.

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Why Do Landowners Restore Wetlands?

Gene Whitaker

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 5

An individual landowner's decision to restore welands is as varied and complex as most other social decisions he or she makes. However, some recent surveys have been conducted with some clear conclusions: Private landowners will restore and conserve wetlands and other natural habitats if they believe that it is the right thing to do, if they can afford it, and if they have some help.

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Staten Island Stormwater Management

Dana F. Gumb

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 7

Wetlands are playing a crucial role in the Staten Island Bluebelt program, an effort to provide stormwater management for the last large unsewered part of New York City.

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The Dawn of Watershed Permitting

Susan E. Hoffman

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 10

New Jersey's proposal to implement a watershed-wide permitting approach has the potential to offer a more complete and realistic approach to regulating discharges than its command-and-control alternative.

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Redefining how golf shapes the landscape

Paul Parker and Meredith Miller

Volume 18, Issue 5, Page 13

A consortium of environmental and golf organizations and others have gotten together to develop principles that provide a framework for more environmentally friendly golf course design, development, and management.

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