Wetlands http://nhpr.org en Water Lilies: Sunken Forest & A Summer Oasis http://nhpr.org/post/water-lilies-sunken-forest-summer-oasis <p>You need no special excuse to seek cool water on a hot summer day. Water lilies provide a perfect mid-summer setting to explore the specialized role of aquatic plants in NH ponds and wetlands. Paddlers and shoreline hikers alike admire scented, floating flowers of water lilies blooming in July. Fragrant yellow and white blossoms seem lotus-like amid a raft of floating lily pads atop shallow freshwater ponds.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:00:01 +0000 Dave Anderson 50987 at http://nhpr.org Water Lilies: Sunken Forest & A Summer Oasis Why Are Wetlands So Important To Preserve? http://nhpr.org/post/why-are-wetlands-so-important-preserve <p><strong>EarthTalk®</strong></p><p><strong>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: Why are wetlands so important to preserve?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Patricia Mancuso, Erie, PA</em></p><p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 30330 at http://nhpr.org Why Are Wetlands So Important To Preserve? AG's Office Announces Settlement in 'Largest Wetlands Fill In N.H. History' http://nhpr.org/post/ags-office-announces-settlement-largest-wetlands-fill-nh-history <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Attorney General’s office has announced a settlement in what it calls the largest illegal wetlands fill in New Hampshire History. T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he company involved faces up to $1.3 million dollars in state and federal fines, restoration, and "supplemental environmental projects."</span></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:56:41 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 24978 at http://nhpr.org AG's Office Announces Settlement in 'Largest Wetlands Fill In N.H. History'