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Wetland Links

Aerial Photography Field Office: A clearinghouse for archived aerial photographs (black & white, color infrared, and true color) by the U. S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. Photographs are available in scales from 1" = 5000' to 1" = 200'. To order, send the APFO a legal description of the area (Township, Range, Section), lat & long. coordinates, or the area identified on a topo, county or city map. Pre-payment is required. Payment can be made by purchase order (govt. agencies only), checks, money orders, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Once ordered, the APFO will duplicate the photos and send them to you. Expect 4 - 6 weeks for development time and 10 days for shipping.

Army Corps of Engineers general information from the Sacramento District.

Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Guidance Letters (RGLs) .

Army Corps of Engineers current 1996 Nationwide Permits and proposed Nationwide Permits in text and PDF formats.

EPA Wetlands Hotline: A fantastic source of wetland information.  They are manned by a private contractor that is professional, knowledgeable, courteous and expedient.

ELI Wetlands Listserver. To subscribe: Send an e-mail message to majordomo@igc.org with subscribe eli-wetlands <your e-mail address> as the only text in the body of the message with no subject.

Michigan-specific Information:

National Wetlands Inventory: Contains downloadable National and Regional lists of plants that occur in Wetlands and digitized data from the National Wetlands Inventory wetland maps.   The digital maps can be viewed with ArcExplorer, downloadable from ESRI, Inc..

Natural Resources Conservation Service Hydric Soils Page:  Contains downloadable NTCHS hydric soil criteria, national hydric soil lists and state hydric soil lists.

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act: The full text of this section.

Society of Wetland Scientists:  A superb organization of wetland scientists and practitioners.

Terraserver: A joint effort of the US Geological Survey, Microsoft, and the Russian Space Agency. This page allows one to view black & white aerial photographs of high (down to 1 pixel = 6') resolution for no charge. (Other photographs are for a fee.)


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Richard Chinn is the author of "The Enemy of My Enemy" a historical fiction account of the Doolittle Raider crew that flew to the USSR after bombing Japan, was interned by the Soviet Union for 14 months before they escaped into Iran. This book espouses several theories of the mission. What was the US militaries role in the landing in the Soviet Union? What was the KGB's role in their escape? This book is under contract with a traditional publisher and is scheduled to be published in 2017.

Richard Chinn is also a Professional Mangrove Trimmer and his company Florida Mangrove Trimming, LLC provides mangrove trimming services and consulting to improve the view of the water for homes with riparian mangrove fringe in an ecological, aesthetic manner.