wetlands

Employees with MDEQ's first wetland monitoring program floating their gear over a stream. File photo
Anne Garwood, MDEQ

(Great Lakes Today) Wetland habitat restoration will be among the issues highlighted at an upcoming public meeting aimed at improving the state of the Great Lakes. 

Michigan's Newest Dirty Job: Wetland Monitoring

Oct 26, 2016
Employees with MDEQ's first wetland monitoring program floating their gear over a stream. File photo
Anne Garwood, MDEQ

If you enjoy long walks through the mud, scaling fences, and doing paperwork under the hot sun - you’d love working for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s first ever wetland monitoring program. It’s a dirty job, but it’s the only way to find out if the state’s wetlands are healthy.


Farmers may need permits for wetland use

Jun 27, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants more restrictions on how wetland use is regulated.