Learn more about wetlands in Washington through guides, videos, webinars, and classes.
As time and resources allow, we host webinars on various wetland topics. We announce webinars on our Wetlands Information email listserv and we will also post announcements on this web page.
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.