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In 2011 the Wetland Trust partnered with author Tom Biebighauser, the Upper Susquehanna Coalition, the Center for Wetlands and Stream Restoration, and Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) to publish Wetland Restoration and Construction: a Technical Guide.

A description and preview of the book are available below:

Wetland Book Cover

The author reveals practices used to restore over 1,400 wetlands in 18 states and two Canadian provinces, answering questions asked by the thousands of professionals and landowners who have taken the hands-on wetland restoration workshops he instructs across North America.

Clear, logical step-by-step instructions explain how to design and establish naturally- appearing and functioning wetlands for wildlife and fish habitat, cleaning run off, recharging groundwater, and preventing flooding. Over 650 detailed color drawings and photographs illustrate highly effective and inexpensive techniques for restoring wetlands. Whether your aim is to help wildlife or to carry out a successful mitigation project this book will expertly guide you through the steps required to build a wetland.

Scroll through a preview below:

Product Details

  • Paperback: 186 pages
  • Publisher: The Wetland Trust (October 2011) 2nd edition published by Center for Wetland and Stream Restoration (July 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0-9834558-0-6
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.0 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Book Format: Full color, includes extensive illustrations and descriptive photographs

The book is available at several locations online:


Forestry Suppliers

Please contact the author with questions and to find out about large order options




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