Wisconsin Wetlands Association is part of a coalition that supports passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.
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.
New legislation will encourage more consideration of wetland solutions to problems like flooding, erosion, sedimentation, run-off, and water quality.
Among the programs funded by the state budget are several that directly or indirectly support investments in wetlands.
Continuing a strong Knowles Nelson Stewardship Program and increasing the Waterfowl Stamp fee are important wetland priorities up for consideration in the 2021-23 state budget.