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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Landowners, Conservationists and Outdoor Enthusiasts – The Field Sport Concept

How do we enhance the value of rural and wide open land while preserving its natural resources, wildlife habitat and the lifestyle it affords for generations to come? As an alternative to conventional development of rural lands, Field Sport Concepts, Ltd was conceived by a group of concerned land-use professionals including Trout…

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Alarming EPA Report: Only 48% of Wetlands in Good Condition

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released a national monitoring study of the overall conditions of wetlands in the nation, and the results give great cause for concern. Less than half of wetland area (48%) is in good condition; 32% is in poor condition and the remaining 20% is in fair…

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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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