The latest wetland news
Join conservation biologist Thomas Meyer to learn about the Wisconsin DNR’s State Natural Areas Program, the oldest and largest state-wide nature preserve protection program in the nation, celebrating its 70th year in 2021.
In a recent EPA-funded evaluation on the status of hydrologic restoration in Wisconsin, WWA staff collaborated with partners to look at the benefits, barriers, and opportunities associated with increasing state and local investments in watershed-scale wetland and floodplain restoration.
Periodically, we step back and evaluate the impacts of our broader programs over time. Recently we did so through a “Ripple Effects Mapping” exercise focused on our work on natural flood management in the Lake Superior Basin.
Find out what types of wetlands are most vulnerable, what site-level factors can improve resiliency, and most importantly, what resources are available to help you create a customized adaptation plan for your specific site.
Learn more about how data collected by citizen scientists help scientists and land managers.
Join butterfly expert Mike Reese to learn about several Wisconsin wetland habitats and the butterflies that you could expect to find there.
Executive Director Tracy Hames reflects on how things change over time in the natural world, and how we can see our work to protect wetlands in a similar light.
Learn about the ecology of wild rice (Manoomin) as well as its cultural and ecological significance, and hear about the challenges it is facing in a changing landscape.
In part two of this two-part series, learn more about bogs & fens, shrub thickets, sedge meadows and low prairies, rare wetlands.
Let’s revisit what ultimately brings us together—our love of wetlands.