World Wetlands Day

February 2nd each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

Pawtuxet River, West Warwick, RI, Narragansett Bay Estuary ProgramThe Narragansett Bay Watershed is full of wetlands, salt marsh, and other vital habitat. Happy World Wetlands day!