Wetlands mapping could encourage fish and development both
May 10, 2018
A regional nonprofit will be conducting a survey of Wrangell’s watersheds this summer in an attempt to encourage wetlands conservation.
Angie Flickinger is the Wrangell area coordinator for Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, a regional consortium of community organizations interested in managing watersheds and resources. What the group would like to do is inspect streams, culverts and other aquatic habitats and identify opportunities for their improvement or restoration.
Under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, wetlands and watersheds are protected from the adverse impacts of various...