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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

 

Water levels are far below the 8-foot marker at a swim beach at Thurmond Lake near Appling, Ga. SARA CALDWELL / CHRONICLE  
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Parched

Tropical storms usually breed concern over flooding or high winds. This year, as a system named Beryl wafted over Georgia, followed by last weekend’s near-record day of rainfall, the response was just short of applause. But it will take more than occasional rains to rehydrate portions of the drought-parched Southeast. Augusta Chronicle

Denise Reed previously served as interim director of the Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences for the University of New Orleans.  
UNO.edu  

 

Wetlands chief

A Terrebonne Parish researcher has been named chief scientist of a nonprofit research organization formed to foster solutions to save Louisiana's vanishing wetlands. Denise Reed previously served as interim director of the Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences at the University of New Orleans. Houma Today

Biologists position a net in Terrapin Creek in rural Cleburne County as part of a multi-agency "fish blitz" aimed at documenting the fish that live in the water.  
Star  

 

Counting the creek

About half a dozen biologists tromped through shallow waters last week in Terrapin Creek in Cleburne County, Ala., looking for tiny fish the way some men might search for gold. Their findings could help officials make decisions about land management, endangered species and water quality for decades to come. Anniston Star


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