Wetlands: Purify, Provide, Protect

perspectives.dnrec.delaware.gov | Last Updated 16 May 2019

Aside from providing scenic vistas, serving recreational purposes, and fueling Delaware's ecotourism economy, wetlands have many other important functions. They clean and replenish our drinking waters, provide habitat and food for wildlife, absorb floodwaters, and protect our coasts from storm damage and sea level rise.

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