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FGCU's "Moonlight on the Marsh" Series Concludes Feb. 27 With Lecture on Invasive Pythons in Florida (FGCU E-news, February 19, 2014)

FGCU's  "Moonlight on the Marsh" Lecture Addresses Reclaiming and Protecting Wetlands (FGCU E-news, February 6, 2014)

FGCU's  "Moonlight on the Marsh" Lecture Addresses Beach Pollution Causes, Health Risks and Solutions (FGCU E-news, January 24, 2014)

FGCU's  "Moonlight on the Marsh" Lecture Addresses Red Tide Impacts and Potential Solutions (FGCU E-news, January 9, 2014)

When will ecologists learn engineering and engineers learn ecology? (ELSEVIER, January 8, 2014)

Moonlight on the Marsh series opens with lecture on water quality (Florida Weekly, December 18, 2013)

2013-14 Moonlight on the Marsh Lecture Series: Water Quality Improvement with Wetlands - Professor Ulo Mander,University of Tartu, ESTONIA (December 12, 2013)

Ulo Mander 

 

State of the Nation's Wetlands (WOSU All Sides with Ann Fisher, December 5, 2013)

FGCU’s 2013-14 “Moonlight on the Marsh” Series Opens With Lecture on How Wetlands Improve Water Quality (FGCU E-news, December 2, 2013)

Invitation to Attend ELI-Stetson Workshop on Wetland Mitigation (October 20, 2013)

Moonlight on the Marsh lectures tackle hot environmental issues (Fort Myers Florida Weekly, September 11, 2013)

FGCU’s 2013-14 “Moonlight on the Marsh” Lectures to Explore Red Tide,Invasive Pythons and Other Environmental Issues in the News (September 5, 2013)

July 2013—EVERGLADES WETLAND RESEARCH PARK TEAM TOURS CHINA (PDF)

 

Farming carbon: Study reveals potent carbon-storage potential of manmade wetlands (Press Release, June, 2013)

- at EurekAlert: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-06/asoa-fcs062013.php
- at American Society of Agronomy: https://www.agronomy.org/ 
- at Science Daily:  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620132116.htm
- at Phys.org: http://phys.org/news/2013-06-farming-carbon-reveals-potent-carbon-storage.html
- at esciencenews.com: 
http://esciencenews.com/articles/2013/06/24/farming.carbon.study.reveals.potent.carbon.storage.potential.manmade.wetlands
-at News Release of https://www.agronomy.org :https://www.agronomy.org/news-media/releases/2013/0624/588

 

FGCU’s new wetlands center presents 6 posters at Research Day 2013 on FGCU campus (EWRP Press Release, April 19, 2013)

Celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22, With a Tour of FGCU’s New Everglades Wetland Research Park in Naples (FGCU Press Release, April 17, 2013)

More than plants: wildlife also around at Naples Botanical Garden (Naples Daily News, April 7, 2013)

National Webinar from FGCU's Everglades Wetland Research Park ( ASWM, March 26, 2013)

Wetland Researcher Speaks About Financing Restoration Efforts to Save the Gulf of Mexico in FGCU’s ‘Moonlight on the Marsh’ Lecture Series ( (FGCU Press Release, March 15, 2013)

 “Moonlight on the Marsh” Distinguished Lecture Series in Sanibel, Florida (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Newsletter, March, 2013) 

Donald Hey

Donald L. Hey, Ph.D., Founder of The Wetlands Initiative

Noted Coastal Wetland Scientist Speaks at FGCU Lecture Series about Mississippi River, Louisiana Delta and Gulf of Mexico (FGCU Press Release, Feb. 28, 2013)


John W. Day, Jr., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University

Wetland scientist to discuss mangrove protection and management as part of FGCU lecture series (FGCU Press Release, Feb. 18, 2013)

 

Wetland scientist - Roy R. “Robin” Lewis III (PDF from MOM PPT)

FGCU wetlands center provides systems ecology short course by distinguished Danish professor for FGCU graduate students and professors/researchers from other universities (EWRP Press Release, Feb. 4, 2013)

Short Course for Systems Ecology at Florida Gulf Coast University

Students and instructors of Systems Ecology short course held January 31, February 1-2, 2013 at FGCU's Everglades Wetland Research Park at the Kapnick Center in Naples Florida

FGCU wetland scientist gives presentation before a record crowd at FGCU’s Kapnick Center in Naples (EWRP Press Release, Jan. 24, 2013)

Some of the estimated crowd of 170 who came to the Kapnick Center in Naples Florida to hear FGCU Professor Bill Mitsch discuss his current and planned research in wetland creation, restoration, and conservation.

FGCU Everglades scientist contributed to Supreme Court hearing on protecting wetlands (EWRP Press Release, Jan. 15, 2013)

---The amicus brief supported by the 12 wetland scientists

FGCU Professor Bill Mitsch, second from left, flanked by Royal Gardner, Stetson University College of Law and Jan Goldman-Carter, Counsel of Record, National Wildlife Federation at the Supreme Court on January 15, 2013 . Gardner and Goldman-Carter submitted the Amicus Brief on behalf of 12 wetland scientists in support of mitgation for the loss of wetlands.

FGCU Wetland Expert to Discuss Everglades Restoration And Gulf of Mexico Pollution, Jan. 24 (FGCU Press Release, Jan. 10, 2013)

Wetlands Warrior Professor brings expertise to environmental front line: The Everglades (FGCU Pinnacle Magazine, Nov. 2012 and Naples Daily News, December 30, 2012)

Research Validates Value of Wetlands as Buffers to Climate Change

 Everglades Wetland Research Park Director Bill Mitsch at the Naples Botanical Garden with a wetland soil corer used for carbon studies (from FGCU Pinnacle and Naples Daily News)

Park could offer model for wetlands restoration (FGCU Pinnacle Magazine, Nov. 2012 and Naples Daily News, December 30, 2012)

Lab Manager

Everglades Wetland Research Park Lab technician Hilary Thompson tests gas samples for levels of methane at garden research center (from FGCU Pinnacle and Naples Daily News

Research Validates Value of Wetlands as Buffers to Climate Change (FGCU Press Release, December 12, 2012) free access to pdf of scientific article provided by Journal of Landscape Ecology

Bill Mitsch, Director EWRP (third from left), was part of an international team invited to Stockholm Sweden by their federal research group—Mistra Council for Evidence-based Environmental Management on December 6-7, 2012.  Other committee members were from Sweden, Netherlands, and Denmark. The committee will be investigating the effectiveness of wetlands to improve water quality by retaining nitrogen and phosphorus (December 7, 2012)

FGCU wetland scientist receives honor for presentation at international conference(November 30, 2012)
EWRP Director Mitsch gives campus-wide presentation on ecological engineering at Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York (November 29, 2012)
Park could offer model for wetlands restoration (FGCU Pinnacle Magazine, Nov. 2012)
Wetland center launches research boat into Naples Bay in collaboration with other universities (EWRP Release, November 19, 2012)


Wetland center launches research boat into Naples Bay in collaboration with other universities

Ph.D. student Jorge Villla and lab technician Hillary Thompson of the Everglades Wetland Research Park launch the research vessel ORW Natalie for its maiden voyage in Naples Bay on November 19, 2012

Wetland research park conducts professional short course for environmental professionals from 5 states and 2 foreign countries (EWRP Release, November 13, 2012)

 Ecological expert series begins Thursday (news-press.com, October 17, 2012)

Everglades Wetland Research Park invites media to free lecture series (FGCU Press Release, October 15, 2012)

FGCU's Everglades Wetland Research Park Launches Public Lecture Series Oct. 18  (FGCU Press Release, October 12, 2012)

FGCU appoints director for new Everglades Wetland Research Park (news-press.com, October 12, 2012)

FGCU welcomes eminent scholar as director of Everglades Wetland Research Park in Naples (FGCU Press Release, October 12, 2012)

FGCU wetland center student and technician awarded EcoSummit 2012 scholarships (EWRP Release, October 6, 2012)

Bill Mitsch leaves OSU for Florida (Columbus Dispatch, September 30, 2012 )

EWRP real-time water quality monitoring system feature story in trade publication (Environmental Monitor, Summer 2012)

EWRP scientists and students present papers at international wetlands meeting in Orlando (June 3-8, 2012) 

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Visiting Ph.D. student from China helps Naples Garden on pollution study  (Naples Botanical Garden Newsletter, May 30, 2012)