What Do Wetlands Do For Me And The Environment?


Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum
Wetland Ecosystems

Wetlands are good for humans and the natural environment.

Why, you ask? Wetlands have many functions that are beneficial. This module will discuss the following functions of wetlands:

  •   wetlands filter harmful substances
  •   wetlands protect against floods
  •   wetlands protect against erosion
  •   wetlands provide food and habitat
  •   wetlands save people money
wetland on Lake Perrault
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