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The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) offers this collection of online resources on wetlands and their protection. The site is organized into sections, including Types of Wetlands (featuring four major wetland types), Benefits of Wetlands (to humans and to wildlife), Threats to Wetlands (and to streams, rivers, and coasts), Wetlands Media Archives (current and past press releases and feature...
Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management

The National Academic Press "publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy." These books are made available to read online for free. One of the latest offerings is entitled Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management, written by the Committee on...
USFWS: National Wetlands Inventory

Wetlands support an incredibly rich variety of biodiversity and serve as vital habitat for migratory birds, and they also provide beneficial ecosystem services for humans, including groundwater recharge, water filtration, and flood reduction. Despite these important functions, wetlands were summarily drained and used for agriculture and real estate development in the 19th and much of the 20th...