By conserving wetlands,
local governments can improve the quality of drinking water
resources, reduce damage from flooding and erosion, and provide for
popular outdoor recreational activities.
LGEAN resources most
applicable to wetlands include:
Provides information on various technical and financial assistance
available to local governments, as well as information on current
wetland regulatory and legislative initiatives, conferences, web
sites, and publications which can assist local governments in
benefiting from wetland conservation..
Provides a summary of issues relating to watershed
protection/restoration, which is accomplished through efforts at
various levels including EPA, state agencies, local agencies and