Webinar: Mitigating Potential Impacts of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Wetland Ecosystems

What will you learn?

Participants will learn about opportunities to mitigate for potential risks of neonicotinoid insecticides to aquatic systems. Learn more…

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$17.5 million for wetland restoration partnerships

On Monday, June 22, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $17.5 million for wetland restoration partnerships with state and local governments, Indian tribes, and non-profit organizations in fiscal year 2015. Proposals must be submitted to NRCS state offices by July 31, 2015.

Projects will be funded through the Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP), which is a component of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).

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Plant early, plant thick and plant big to get ahead of invasive weeds in riparian areas, early research shows

Based on first year results from a three-year research project, a North Carolina State University researcher has some advice for land managers of riparian areas, especially if the areas have become overgrown with exotic invasive weeds: plant early, plant thick and plant big.

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