Climate change modelers predict that severe storms will be on the rise, making the need for affordable and effective water management (such as wetlands) all the more urgent.
Trying to predict how climate change will affect wetlands dependent on groundwater is a complex problem.
Wisconsin wetlands can sequester large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and keep the rate of ongoing climate change slower than it would be without these wetlands.
Climate change is predicted to affect many environmental factors, all of which will affect wetlands.
Fortunately, frogs have several adaptations for over-wintering.
Like any tool, when used properly, prescribed fire can be an important part of restoring health to your wetland.