As you explore Wisconsin’s wetlands, you may find yourself wondering just what type of wetland you’re in. In part one of this two-part series, learn more about marshes, wooded swamps, floodplain forests, and ephemeral ponds.
At the mouths of the Kakagon and Bad Rivers along Lake Superior in Ashland County lie some of the most extensive and highest-quality coastal wetlands in the Great Lakes.
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: The history and ecology of Horicon Marsh, a Wetland of International Importance
Learn about Horicon Marsh, a Wetland of International Importance and testament to the resiliency of nature.
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.