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Table of Contents



Section 1.  What are Wetlands and Why are They Important

Section 2.  Establishing a Wetland and Watershed Management Program

Section 3.  Federal and State Regulatory Methods of Wetland Protection

Section 4.  Local Government Role in Wetland and Watershed Management

Section 5.  Nonregulatory Methods of Wetland Protection

Section 6.  Outreach and Information Campaigns for Wetlands and Watersheds

Section 7.  Technical and Financial Assistance for Wetland Restoration, Creation or Information Campaign

Section 8. Special Topics

  • Conservation Buffers
  • Stream Restoration
  • Beaver Management
  • Floodplains
  • Invasive Species
  • Stormwater Management and Best Management Practices    
  • Coastal Zone Management and Waterfront Revitalization
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)

APPENDIX A. Directory of Agencies/Organizations/Individuals [829 kB PDF file]

APPENDIX B. Bibliography

APPENDIX C. Glossary & Abbreviations/Acronyms