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Identification, delineation and mitigation


The identification of wetlands is a major concern for many landowners.
And although formal delineation must be done by a certified wetland scientist, understanding the concepts in this section will help landowners make more informed decisions and communicate better about wetland issues. Be sure to take advantage of  the numerous resources provided on the literature and links section. Choose from the topics listed on the left to learn more about wetland identification and delineation.

A wetland in Pennsylvania