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World Wetlands Day
- Absorb rainwater and help reduce flooding
- Coastal wetlands reduce the intensity of waves, storm surges, and tsunamis
- Peatlands, mangroves, and seagrasses are the most effective carbon sinks on earth
Check out the more information link for handouts and resources on World Wetlands Day.
Learn more about wetlands in the midwest from The Wetlands Initiative.