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October 25, 2014

Scientists slogging through Minnesota wetlands

Minnesota Public Radio wades into the wetlands with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency scientists to find out how Minnesota wetlands are faring. Wetlands are under constant threat of development and in some cases are susceptible to invasive species.

Sometime next year, the MPCA and DNR are expected to complete an analysis of all the data they’ve collected the past six years, MPR says.

Here’s more about the ongoing monitoring program, originally launched in 2006, from the Department of Natural Resources.

And learn more about Minnesota wetlands from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Read recent reports on the health of the wetlands.