Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Slow Death of a “Protected” Prairie-Fen

Before I even begin, I’ll throw out the take-home message. Conservation acquisition and ownership are not enough. Most of our last best places disappear, if they are added to a portfolio of protected lands and left to their own devices. … Continue reading

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Sprucing up Army Corps Wetland Plant Indicators (Update)

Apparently the Army Corps has plowed ahead with its deeply flawed analysis of herbarium records. They posted a document called “Clarifying the Use of Herbaria Records for the NWPL 2018 Update.” However, this document does not even acknowedge the problem … Continue reading

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