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Listed below are links to news articles that may be of interest to the wetland community. Readers are encouraged to send links to recent articles, publications, and other resources pertaining to wetlands in their local area to Marla Stelk, Executive Director at and reference “In the News” in the subject.


Recent Comment Letters

February 15, 2024 –
NAWM Submits Comments on NY State's ANPRM for Freshwater Wetlands

NAWM submitted comments on New York State’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) 6 NYCRR Part 664, concerning the proposed potential revisions to regulation 6 NYCRR Part 664, governing freshwater wetlands. NAWM supports the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) efforts to update and clarify regulation 6 NYCRR Part 664, pertaining to freshwater wetlands. This Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) is an important step in engaging stakeholders and receiving comments which will help inform the development of amendments to the Freshwater Wetlands Act (FWA). Read letter here.