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Albanian Wetland Ecosystems Project - Project geared towards recording the nation's wetlands to create a database for use in conservation and wise use of the Albanian wetlands. Provides information, reports, and maps.

America's Wetland: Campaign to Save Coastal Louisiana - Information about one of the largest and most productive expanses of coastal wetlands in North America, now disappearing rapidly, and efforts to protect and restore it.

Army Corps of Engineers - Wetlands Research Program - Research program designed to advance the state of the art of wetlands science, engineering, and technology.

Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Regulatory Home Page - Information related to wetlands, especially U.S. federal regulation of wetlands.

Bolsa Chica Wetlands Restoration Project - Information about this wetland area and its restoration. In Orange County, California.

The California Resources Agency Wetlands Web - Comprehensive information about wetlands and their management in California and elsewhere. Content designed for the general public, the educational community, and government agencies.

Camosun Bog Restoration Group - Working in Pacific Spirit Regional Park in Vancouver to restore an ancient and sensitive habitat.

Centre for Wetlands, Environment and Livelihoods (CWEL) - Conducts research and offers support in maintaining sustainable wetlands in developing countries. Includes issues related to the reduction and loss of wetland areas.

Citizens for a Green North Tonawanda - Wetland preservation and environmental education.

Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States Manual - Report by wetland ecologists (Cowardin et al.) for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1979.

The Coalition for Wetland Protection - Coalition of non-governmental organizations and scientific institutions focused on supporting and protecting the wetland areas of Poland. News, technical and issues information, and images of peat lands and mires. [Polish, English]

Compensating for Wetland Losses Under the Clean Water Act (2001), Table of Contents - Technical report by a committee of the National Academy of Sciences (2001). Covers wetlands restoration, mitigation, and related topics.

The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands - Learn about wetland ecology, including types, organisms, food webs, bog formation and conservation with Digital Frog International's award-winning educational CD-ROM.

Dr. Julian Thompson - Wetland Research Unit - Wetlands research (primarily in Africa and Asia) and courses offered at University College, London. Includes publications.

Duke University Wetland Center - The goal of the Duke University Wetland Center is to provide sound scientific knowledge that will lead to sustainable wetland functions and values for the nation and the world.

Everglades Library - Internet resource library of information on the Florida Everglades and its restoration.

Flynn Bogs System - A study of a bog system in Leon County Texas, describing the various habitats found, and the wildlife that inhabit them.

Friends of Bushy Park Wetlands - Organization assists Parks Victoria rangers in the passive development of this wetland and sanctuary for 90 bird species in Glen Waverley, Australia. Includes information on wetlands and their biology.

King County Wetland Topics - Information about wetlands, wetland plants and wildlife, development and mitigation rules, and educational programs from King County Department of Natural Resources, Washington State.

Kushiro International Wetland Centre - Archived newsletters and other information regarding wetlands matters in Japan's Kushiro region and other parts of the country, as well as international wetlands topics.

Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association - Promotes Lake Koshkonong and the Rock River in southern Wisconsin including the life of natural plants, fish, birds, and other forms of wildlife in the basin.

Louisiana Coast Web Site - contains information and links relating to coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. Site funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA).

Mike Walter's Wetlands Page - Annotated links to wetlands-related sites, especially those with an Indiana focus.

National Wetlands Inventory - Maps and other information on U.S. wetlands, from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Ohio Wetlands Foundation - Non-profit providing wetland, off-site compensatory mitigation credits and funding wetlands research and education

The Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Building  - the wetland research and education facility at Ohio State University.

Penn State Cooperative Wetlands Center - Information about interdisciplinary research, monitoring, and training regarding wetlands and related resources, with an emphasis in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. One activity is developing and testing science-based methods and tools to assess and predict wetland functions.

Pitt Polder Preservation Society - Established promote the protection of wetlands in the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows area in British Columbia, Canada. Provides information about bogs, other wetland types, and their values and functions.

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands - Official site of the secretariat for the Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. This intergovernmental treaty provides a framework for national action and international cooperation for conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

Rutgers university wetland delineation short course training - Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education offers Wetland Delineation courses, Wetland Delination Training, Wetland Construction, Wetland Design, Wetland Identification, Wetland Plant Identification, Hydric Soils, Freshwater Wetlands and related education programs.

The rehabilitation of Creery Wetlands - Provides an overview of the rehabilitation of the area including the re-introduction of the quenda.

Siberian Crane Wetland Project - A six-year effort to sustain the ecological integrity of a network of globally important wetlands in Asia, using the Siberian Crane as a flagship species.

Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands - Network of wetland workers and advocates who engage in activities supportive of wetland conservation objectives.

Society of Wetland Scientists - a non-profit organization founded to promote wetland science and the exchange of information related to wetlands.

South Florida Wetland Ecosystems Lab - Describes wetlands research activities, including studies of mangrove ecology and water quality impacts in the Everglades.

Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project - Goal is to accelerate the pace, the extent, and the effectiveness of coastal wetland restoration in Southern California through developing and implementing a regional prioritization plan for the acquisition, restoration, and enhancement of Southern California's coastal wetlands and watersheds.

Swampy - A kids' introduction to wetlands, featuring a cartoon character, with photos of wetlands and watersheds in different parts of the United States. Includes professional resume for the Kentucky wetlands scientist who created the site.

TOWRA-Net - Towra Point Nature Reserve - All about Towra Point Nature Reserve - Sydney's most important wetland

U.S. EPA Wetlands Homepage - About wetlands, U.S. wetlands regulation, and other U.S. governmental efforts to protect these areas. Includes large collection of internet links.

USGS National Wetlands Research Center - Mission is to develop and disseminate scientific information needed for understanding the ecology and values of U.S. wetlands and for managing and restoring wetland habitats and associated plant and animal communities.

Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals - Established to exchange ideas on wetlands in Virginia. Organization information, several photos of wetlands plants, and links to related information.

Water and Wildlife - National Wildlife Federation - Educational materials, information on several major U.S. wetlands regions, U.S. legal requirements and issues related to wetlands protection, floodplain restoration, wetlands library.

West Eugene Wetlands Project - Case study of successful conflict resolution involving wetlands in an urban area. Information on wetlands, maps, photographs, and documentation of the process of achieving compromise between environmental and business concerns.

Wetland Care Australia - A not-for-profit company dedicated to on-ground action to repair wetlands. The web site acts as a resource for staff, researchers and the general public.

Wetland Plant Ecology at Coastal Carolina University - Internet course with site visits to Waccamaw River and Little River in West Virginia.

Wetland Regulations Center - Presented by Environmental Technical Services Co. as a service to all persons interested in the laws, policies and regulations concerning activities regulated under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act in waters of the United States, including wetlands.

Wetlands - Introduction to wetlands and their value to the ecosystem.

Wetlands and Water Resources Programme - IUCN - The World Conservation Union aims to improve the conservation and sustainable use of freshwater and tidal wetlands. About wetlands and the values, challenges of wetlands loss and conservation worldwide, and programs to protect and restore wetlands.

Wetlands International - Non-profit organization dedicated solely to wetland conservation and sustainable management. Information about wetlands and organization activities around the world.

Wetlands International - Nonprofit global organization dedicated to wetland conservation and sustainable management. [Chinese, English]

Wetlands International - Indonesia Programme - Research organization to sustain and restore wetlands in Indonesia. Information on Indonesian wetlands and project proposals.

Wetlands Research & Technology Center - US Army Corps of Engineers unit that facilitates and coordinates wetlands scientific and engineering work, wetlands training and information.

WetNet - Texas Wetland Information Network - Intended to foster easier access to online wetland-related information for various government agencies concerned with wetlands in Texas.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust - Engendering care and concern for wetlands by focusing on rare wetland birds and bringing people into close contact with ducks, geese, and swans at centers throughout the UK.







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