Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Our science reflects the many ways in which science informs modern policy, planning, and management. Our researchers pursue relevant and objective research and new approaches and technologies, to build scientific knowledge and provide understanding and tools for wise management and conservation of wetlands and aquatic ecosystems and their associated plant and animal communities.
USGS scientists use a variety of genetic techniques, including eDNA, to help inform imperiled and invasive species management.Learn more
WARC: Geospatial Support
WARC has long used geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and other computer based technologies to address a wide range of natural resource related issues.Learn more
Wetlands are ecotones, or transitional areas, commonly located between open water bodies and uplands, and these valuable natural resources provide important benefits to wildlife and humans.Learn more