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  • Urban waterways provide important home for wildlife

    Urbanisation plays an important role in changes to biodiversity, so it is important that towns and cities are well managed to protect wildlife. New Dutch research concludes that urban drainage systems, such as ditches and canals, can help maintain the same level of biodiversity as rural waterways. Recommendations are offered to ensure their full potential is met. Urbanisation is increasing, but ...

  • DEP Offers Tips to Residents on Wetland, Stream Projects

    The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding homeowners and landowners who are conducting work in or along streams and wetlands that a permit may be required from DEP or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. "Homeowners and landowners may not be aware that state or federal law requires a DEP permit for certain types of work they want to do on their own property," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer ...

  • Public forum highlights shared responsibility in protecting chesapeake bay watershed

    Today, the Virginia Conservation Network and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) hosted a public forum in Northern Virginia focused on the critical role that organizations and individuals play in protecting and conserving the region's water resources, including the Chesapeake Bay and its headwaters. The forum, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., convened a cross-section of ...

  • EPA Honors New York Environmental Champions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored 25 individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City Council's Committee on Environmental Protection, to present ...

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