Environmental Review Toolkit
Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystem

Wetlands, watersheds, and coastlines are vital parts of the natural ecosystem and require careful planning to avoid, minimize, and mitigate damage to them as a result of transportation projects. FHWA provides information and guidance to Federal, State, and local agencies in order to preserve the function and integrity of the Nation's wetlands and aquatic ecosystems.

Questions and feedback should be directed to Marlys Osterhues (marlys.osterhues@dot.gov, 202-366-2052).

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