10 Ways You Can Help Conserve Wetlands

They can be found in all 50 states and go by many names – wetlands, marshes, bogs, estuaries, swamps, mangroves, lagoons and even mudflats and mires. Regardless of the type, where they are found, or what they are called, healthy wetlands are of vital importance to local communities, individuals and wildlife. 

We can make decisions in our everyday lives which help preserve coastal wetland areas and maintain their ecological integrity. Our friends at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency share 10 steps we can all take to protect these areas.

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