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The Wetlands of Distinction Initiative is growing and we need YOUR help to make it a success. There are several ways to get involved:

Submit your Wetlands of Distinction Application

Sign up to become a reviewer for your region.

Attention SWS Members!  We are looking for members from all chapters to assist with the Wetlands of Distinction Program, to help us qualify wetlands nominated as Wetlands of Distinction throughout the World.  The goal of the initiative is to foster public awareness and promote wetland education through an online showcase of the World’s top-tier wetlands. Ultimately, anyone would be able to nominate a special wetland area to be included in the program, with all applications to be reviewed and qualified by an SWS reviewer.  SWS is leading this effort and has developed the program, including website and database.

The review process is streamlined making application easy.  Field visits are not necessary.  Applications will contain sufficient information to conduct desktop reviews.  We will be expected to review all applications in a timely manner.  Please contact us at if you are interested in joining the Wetlands of Distinction Application Review Team.

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Contact about a wetland that should considered a Wetland of Distinction.

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