Wetlands: The Kidneys of the Ecosystem

May 21, 2015

Between 2004 and 2009, roughly 62,300 acres of wetlands were lost in the continental United States, according to the EPA. Coming up, the role of wetlands, and the efforts to keep them healthy, from Lake Erie to the Florida everglades.


  • Bill Mitsch, Director, Everglades Wetland Research Park and founder of the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park (ORWRP) at OSU


American Wetlands Month National Webinar on the The Ramsar Treaty and Convention on Wetlands. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT

This show originally aired on May 21, 2015 at 11 a.m.