The U.S. Just Had the Hottest June since (You Won’t Believe When)

According to the  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), last month had the highest national average temperature for June in 122 years of temperature record keeping. You can see the June map, as well as other months, along with NOAA’s maps of maximum temps, minimum temps, and regional temps. See more…

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Did Top Science Groups Really Tell Congressional Climate Change Doubters to Knock It Off?

Did the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, say he is not “a great believer in man-made climate change” and did more than half of the Republicans in Congress actually question the science of human-caused climate change? A recent article in the Washington Post answers those questions and further…

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Can this Innovative Approach help Flood-Weary Farmers Stay on their Land?

Will chronic floods force farmers in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to abandon farms that have been in their families for generations? Will catastrophic flood events that used to occur every 10 years but have become annual events for the last five years, cause some forward-thinking farmers to consider a major…

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Can the Environment Recover from this Human Damage?

Is human degradation to the natural resources really outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage? The most comprehensive environmental study ever conducted by the United Nations suggests that is exactly the case. A recent article in The Guardian says the report warns that “water sources are under increasing threat…

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If You Missed the Big NMEBC Event, Here’s Your Chance!

Were you unable to attend the May 10-13 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference in Ft. Worth? Did you miss the most important industry insider presentations and discussions of the year? Don’t despair! It’s not too late to access what you missed – online – and to keep up with…

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Why Every Sustainable Aquatic Restoration Project Matters

There’s little doubt that discussions about water quality and quantity, and how to preserve both, will inundate the news throughout 2016 and beyond.  This essay explains why sustainable, self-renewing approaches to river and wetland restoration are so important, and why Trout Headwaters continually advocates renewal and repair of these vital resources.…

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