Areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres.
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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.
Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre
Non-government organisation providing conservation services, environmental education, wetlands information, training and a facility for use by the local community in Western Australia.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
A 332,000 hectare park that is South Africa’s first World Heritage Site. Provides details on the different ecosystems, downloads, maps, suggestions for activities, and accommodation options.
Los Ceritos Wetlands
Photographs and information on these wetlands in California for recreation and preservation.
National Wetlands Inventory
Produces information on the characteristics, extent, and status of USA wetlands and deepwater habitats.
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.
A site for wetland education and research with a user editable wiki, job postings and a forum.
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