Discover wetlands

Wetlands are wonderfully diverse sanctuaries for wildlife, and essential for people. Learn more about the abundance of species that call them home, and how you can help protect this threatened habitat.


Learn about wildlife, our conservation work and new ways to enjoy getting out in nature.

Waterlife online

Our features and blogs are full of wildlife and wetland facts, spotter’s guides, and tips on things to do in nature. Discover things you might not know about wetlands.

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Waterlife magazine

Our high-quality member’s magazine showcases incredible wildlife photography, tips and advice, plus the latest on our conservation work.

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Doing your bit for wetlands

Gardening for wetlands

Ponds, streams and even your drainpipe can all be vital wetland habitats. They’re an easy and inexpensive way to bring benefits to communities and wildlife.

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Wetland friendly living

Confused about how you can make a difference? Our guide to wetland friendly living is full of little things you can do that help keep our wetlands environment healthy.

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Why wetlands?

Teeming with biodiversity, wetlands are found all over the world from the mightiest delta to the humblest pond. The conservation of wetlands is crucial as they are amazingly useful for people and wildlife, yet they are seriously threatened.