|Title||Wetlands: understanding and protecting a valuable resource|
|Year of Publication||1978|
|Institution||University of Michigan Biological Station|
Michigan once had about 11 million acres of wetlands. Today, affected by dredging, filling, and natural evolution, only a little over 3 million acres remain. When considering preservation of our remaining Michigan wetlands, it is helpful to understand what wetlands are, why they are important, andhow they can be protected.