Wetlands: Vital Solutions

What are wetlands and why do they matter? This light-hearted documentary-style video is a “Wetlands 101” for people who care about community health, safety, natural resources. The video features wetland conservation professionals explaining how wetlands can be solutions in our communities and how you can help protect them.

Want to download this video? Hover over the upper-right-hand corner of the video player and a download button should appear. Don’t see the “Download” button? It may be your browser. No problem! Download the video from Vimeo here. We recommend downloading the 1080p HD version. Please be aware that these are large files and may take a moment to download.

Special thanks to the following individuals for their help with this video:

  • Abbie Church, Mississippi Valley Conservancy
  • Cal DeWitt, environmental scientist
  • Friends of the La Crosse Marsh
  • Martye Griffin, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Danika Lakowske
  • Charlie Luthin, former WWA Executive Director
  • Alison Peña, WWA board chair
  • Matt Peter, The Ridges Sanctuary
  • Nick and Dianne Somers, Plover River Farms
  • Nicole Staskowski, plant ecologist and wetland consultant
  • Stone Lake Community Wetland Park
  • Martin and Karen Voss
  • Ethan, Theo, Hunter, Otto, Maybelline, Rose, and Josephine
  • Clouds North Films

Special thanks to our project funders:

Paul E. Stry Foundation

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Members