20th Anniversary Edition of Trout Headwaters RECENT WORK Released

RECENT WORK | By Trout Headwaters, Inc. | Blurb Trout Headwaters has recently released an anniversary edition of its Recent Work, featuring stream, wetland and habitat restoration projects across the United States.  Hundreds of photos, as well as quotes on nature and the environment are assembled in this concise volume…

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BIG Ecological Data – Software Demo

In advance of EcoBlu Analyst’s formal fall product roll-out and user webconference, for a limited time those who qualify between now and September 15 will receive a no-risk, no-cost free demo version of EcoBluAnalyst (just by signing up and agreeing to respond to a brief 5-question user survey following your free trial).  To…

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Test of Environmental Resolve – Cuba’s Future

The New York Times reports that although Cuba’s commitment to environmental protection has never been tested, or tempted, it will be if trade and travel barriers with the U.S. fall. The Times reports Cuba’s green sensitivities evolved as much out of necessity as ideology. “The collapse of the Soviet bloc…

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Wetlands, Nature’s Filter

Yale University’s environment 360 reports on the important work constructed wetlands do filtering drugs and chemicals from drinking water.  Writer Carina Storrs points out despite Southern California’s  96-mile long Santa Ana River river being treated at several dozen wastewater treatment plants, unwanted residue from pharmaceuticals and herbicides still remained, posing…

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Assessment and Monitoring – The Keys to Successful Restoration

A baseline assessment can best be described as the basis by which to judge the success of any action taken to conserve, protect, enhance or restore water resources or habitats. Monitoring, when properly executed, continues to evaluate the health of the resource after any action is taken in order to…

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From the Field Today – Red Eft

This eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) is  common to eastern North America.  This land dwelling bright orange juvenile, known as a red eft, paid a visit to a Trout Headwaters technician during recent site work in North Carolina.  The newts frequent small lakes, ponds, and streams or near-by wet forests. They can coexist in an aquatic environment with small,…

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Smaller Environmental Footprints Spell Profit for Businesses

Dan Upham from Environmental Defense Fund writes recently that environmental progress may come in many forms, “from grassroots political action to international emissions reduction targets. But if you want to make major changes on a grand scale in a relatively short amount of time,”  he says “the marketplace offers some…

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Now For the Really BIG Story

Margaret Sullivan heralds the planned expansion of environmental coverage by The New York Times recently. Listing the heavy-hitters expected to file reports for science and the environment, editor Barbara Strauch explained: “The idea is that climate change is the biggest story going, and we ought to be on it in…

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Restoration Returns – Green Jobs

A recent report from The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) provides a detailed glimpse into the positive economic impacts resulting from environmental restoration activities. The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) program has contributed $18.6 million to local economies, leveraging $142 million with partner contributions, for a combined total of…

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Benefits of Big Data for Environmental Management

In a recent interview with McKinsey’s Rik Kirkland, Fred Krupp of the Environmental Defense Fund points out that what gets measured, gets managed.  By serving markets increasingly interested in green goods and services, the advent of big data presents opportunities for businesses to improve their bottom line and the environment,…

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