Published: April 6, 2017

by Chris Kay

Click here to watch “Wetlands Restoration Helps You!”:

Coastal wetlands are disappearing at an alarming rate, despite their importance to ocean and coastal health, humans and the economy. We talk with Megan Cooper, Project Analyst at the State Coastal Conservancy, about how coastal restoration provides benefits to the environment and the economy. Restored wetlands provide habitat for birds, nurseries for marine life, flood protection, jobs, revenue and beautiful natural landscapes.

Everyday Action: Visit your local wetlands: see wildlife, go birding or take a tour to learn more about the important role wetlands play in our ocean and coastal health.

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