Science: Biology: Ecology: Ecosystems: Wetlands
Beaver Dam Information Site
Explains how beaver dams elevate water tables in watersheds and establish wetlands. Includes a discussion of the large number of beaver ponds in pristine North America.
Bolsa Chica Land Trust
Aims to purchase and preserve the remaining open space of the Bolsa Chica, one of the last remaining wetland ecosystems in Southern California. Includes images and information on its birds, wildlife, and landscapes.
California's Coastal Wetlands
Information about the characteristics and functions of coastal wetland ecosystems.
Center For Wetlands at the University of Florida
Linking basic ecological research on wetlands with engineering, particularly to foster the use of natural and constructed wetlands for water treatment.
The Florida Everglades: History and Restoration
Extensive introduction to this wetlands ecosystem, its history and potential restoration.
IUCN Water and Nature Initiative
A 5-year programme to demonstrate the ecosystem approach to basin management in field projects around the world, supported by specific projects on finance, law, empowerment, knowledge and communication.
The National Wetlands Inventory
Produces information on the characteristics, extent, and status of USA wetlands and deepwater habitats.
Padule di Fucecchio
Information about research, flora and fauna of the marshlands of Fucecchio (Tuscany, Italy).
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
An intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
Introduction from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
The Wonga Wetlands
A project redirecting treated wastewater throughout the winter months, returning the system to its original hydrologic regime. Includes photographs, research findings, and management overview. New South Wales, Australia.
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