For more information on the disappearing #Wetlands:
Participate in programs that help protect and restore wetlands. Contact local, state, or federal agencies, community groups, environmental organizations and other non-government organizations. See American Wetlands Month events . Report illegal actions such as unauthorized wetland fill or dredging activities to government authorities, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers . Pick up litter and dispose in appropriate trash containers. Keep surface areas that wash into storm drains clean from pet waste, toxic chemicals, fertilizers and motor oil, which can eventually reach and impair our wetlands. Use native species when planting trees, shrubs and flowers to preserve the ecological balance of local wetlands. Use "living shoreline" techniques that make use of plant roots to stabilize soil if you own waterfront property and your sh...