The story of Horicon Marsh is one of creation, destruction, and revival.
When we remove or damage wetlands, the loss of those wetland services contributes to many of the state’s most dangerous and expensive water management problems.
Wetland Coffee Break: A social history of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway, a Wetland of International Importance
People have nurtured the 92-mile-long Lower Wisconsin riverway and its adjacent wetlands and uplands for millennia. Learn more in this special Wetland Coffee Break presentation.
Sometimes, accidentally taking a step into neck-deep, COLD water is a good thing!
The Lower Wisconsin Riverway joins five other sites in Wisconsin recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the United States and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.