Our services


When it comes to learning about wetlands, nothing beats a day in the field. We offer field-based workshops to teach land use decision makers how to recognize wetlands, plan with wetlands in mind, and more. Interested in hosting a wetland workshop for your staff or partners? Contact us today to discuss how we can support the planning and delivery of a workshop. Recently delivered workshops include:

Wetland workshop
Recognizing wetlands

This field-based workshop teaches participants how to recognize and evaluate wetlands. The workshop is recommended for staff and local officials with little to no experience identifying wetlands in the field. .

Learning about wetlands
Reading the wetland landscape

This field-based workshop teaches participants the role of wetlands in watersheds, as well as how to utilize wetland and watershed information in site-specific field visits and land use decision-making. This workshop is recommended for staff and local officials that want to know more about how to preserve the benefits provided by wetlands.

Group watching wetland presentation
Custom designed workshops

We can adapt an existing field-based workshop curriculum to meet your wetland education needs. Contact us today to discuss the type of workshop that would be most beneficial to you.

Technical services 

We offer a variety of services for communities interested in improving local wetland plans, policies, and practices. Availability of these services depends on our funding and capacity. Contact us at (608) 250-9971 or localgovs@wisconsinwetlands.org to learn more about and request our technical services.

Examples of how we can support staff, local officials, and watershed groups in your community include but are not limited to:

Group watching wetland presentation
Deliver presentations

We can help various audiences understand why wetlands matter and options for taking a lead on wetland protection, restoration, and management.

Group discussion of wetland ordinance
Review plans and ordinances

We can help you identify opportunities or barriers to addressing community-based goals and priorities through locally-led wetland conservation.

Facilitating wetland planning process
Facilitate or support a wetland planning project

We can help you better understand the current and historical wetland landscape, as well as opportunities to achieve community goals through locally-led wetland conservation.

Wetland field workshop
Support funding for new wetland programming

We can help your community pursue funding for wetland-focused education and outreach, or funding for plan and policy development.

Request a consultation

Have a wetland issue on your desk that you can’t figure out? Need help figuring out your next step on a wetland planning issue? We’re here to help. We’d love to connect with you and give you some advice on how to put wetlands to work for your community. Use the contact form below to submit your request and we’ll be in touch shortly.
You can also contact us at (608) 250-9971 or localgovs@wisconsinwetlands.org to learn more about our workshops or request our technical services or a consultation.

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