Climate Change Impacts to Water Resources

A new online course for resource managers “Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources” is now available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The 45-minute interactive training is free and publicly available for agency personnel or anyone interested in the subject. Modules include “Climate 101,” “Building Resiliency” and “Explore Your…

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20th Anniversary Edition of Trout Headwaters RecentWORK

Now available for iBooks or in hard copy from Amazon, Trout Headwaters anniversary edition of RecentWork, features stream, wetland and habitat restoration projects from across the United States.  Hundreds of photos, as well as quotes on nature and the environment are assembled in this concise volume first published in 2009. This latest revised volume has…

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Our Contaminated Fish – Tissue Health Declining

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report on U.S. Coastal Waters (National Coastal Condition Assessment 2010) shows concerning evidence of declining fish health. “Ecological Fish Tissue Quality is rated good for less than 1% of the nation’s waters. This means there is a potential threat to the most sensitive predators…

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2015 Shatters Record as Warmest Year

“A ‘Scorcher’: 2015 Shatters Record As Warmest Year, NASA And NOAA Say” That was a recent headline to an NPR article about “2015 the hottest since instrument records began being kept in 1880, beating the record set in 2014 by 0.29° F.” This news only reaffirms Trout Headwaters’ commitment to…

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Advance Compensatory Mitigation – Across the Federal Family

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 3, 2015 – The White House released today a Presidential Memorandum that mandates federal agencies to give preference to advance compensation mechanisms that are likely to achieve environmental performance standards prior to any adverse impacts. In other words, mitigation and conservation banks should be the first choice. The directive…

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Environmental Big Data and That “Ah Ha” Moment

In his recent post on LinkedIn about data visualization and analysis tools that bring that bring data to life, Dan Maycock wrote: “When data is delivered the right way though, you see the faces of the people you’re presenting this information to sit back and give you the “ah ha” moment.”  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-takes-ta-bleau-someones-mind-dan-maycock…

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