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Wetlands Marsh What are Wetlands?

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Wetland Fact Sheet Series

Why Protect Wetlands?

Functions and Values Fish & Wildlife
Flood Protection Shoreline Erosion
Water Quality and Hydrology Economics Recreation and Aesthetics

How are Wetlands Protected?

Watershed Planning Water Quality Standards 404 Permitting
Financial Assistance Mitigation Monitoring & Assessment

What You Can Do to Protect our Vital Resource


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