Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Wetlands, While Beautiful, Are Also Natural Flood Insurance, Group Says

The Wisconsin Wetlands Association reminds us through a nicely illustrated op-ed in the Wisconsin State Journal that wetlands are more than beautiful, wild areas for people and wildlife to enjoy: wetlands help with flood control, an unfortunately timely topic this month in Wisconsin.
All the more reason to push the legislature to adopt Gov. Jim Doyle's expansion of the state's stewardship land acquisition fund, too,.

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