Learn more about wetlands in Washington through guides, videos, webinars, and classes.
Wetlands 101 is a four-part video series for local government planners, especially those working in small jurisdictions with no technical wetland support staff. With two videos completed, the series is intended to provide the basic tools that planners need to:
For each wetland indicator such as hydrology, soils, and vegetation, we also discuss how to review the corresponding portion of the wetland delineation form.
View our YouTube videos:
We are working to complete videos about:
If you have questions about the video series, please contact Yolanda Holder (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Donna Bunten (email@example.com).
As time and resources allow, we host webinars on various wetland topics. We announce webinars on our Wetlands Information email listserv and we also post announcements on this page.
There are currently no webinars scheduled. See information on past webinars below.
A two-part series for local government planners, particularly those in small jurisdictions with no technical wetland support staff. It is intended to give planners the basic tools they need to be able to recognize a wetland, to assess whether a wetland delineation report provides adequate and accurate information, and to feel comfortable discussing wetlands with applicants and their consultants.
For each wetland indicator (hydrology, soils, vegetation), we discuss how to review the corresponding portion of the wetland delineation form.
Many Washingtonians want to help preserve, protect, or restore wetlands. We encourage this responsible wetland stewardship and have a couple of resources to help:
We encourage, support, and provide several resources to educate people of all ages about wetlands and their role in a healthy watershed. Understanding these connections is essential to preserving our remaining wetlands for people, fish, and other wildlife of Washington.
Fabulous Wetlands: A wacky and entertaining video featuring Bill Nye "the Science Guy" talking about the importance of wetlands.