This 164 page guide describes how individuals and organizations can become involved in helping to improve and restore coastal wetlands and other coastal habitat in their communities. The Guide explains the basic steps of information gathering, site selection, project implementation, monitoring, maintenance, and working with volunteers. It includes tips on battling non-natives, as well as propagating and installing native plants.
Our Wetlands, Our World provides information and activities to help high school students learn about the importance of wetlands and to become involved in the restoration of these valuable, unique environments. It also helps bring State Content Standards to life by linking science concepts to local resources. The focus of the guide is on Upper Newport Bay in Orange County; however, much of the information is applicable to other wetland sites.