Learn About Wetlands


Director of the Everglades Wetland Research Park at the FGCU Water School, Dr. Bill Mitsch is presenting in Naples Tuesday at 6PM at The Norris Center on 8th Avenue. The presentation is called “The role of wetlands in the global carbon cycle and climate change”

Dr. Mitsch’s research and teaching have focused on wetland ecology and biogeochemistry, wetland creation and restoration, ecological engineering and ecosystem restoration, solving harmful algal blooms with nature-based solutions, and ecosystem modeling. He’s authored or co-authored 780 research papers, abstracts, and other publications including 20 books. This includes the popular textbook Wetlands that is now in its 5th edition and has just been translated to Chinese. He founded and was editor-in-chief for 25 years of the international journal Ecological Engineering.