Society of Wetland Scientists

SWS is an international organization of about 3,500 members dedicated to fostering sound wetland science, education, and management.



Location: 
Madison, WI
Type: 
Non-Profit
Category: 
Environmental

The mission of the Society of Wetland Scientists is to promote understanding, scientifically based management, and sustainable use of wetlands.
Our specific goals as outlined in the 2005-2010 strategic plan are to:

  • Promote basic and applied wetland research of high quality
  • Support wetland education and public awareness of wetlands
  • Provide forums to disseminate the latest scientific results
  • Promote science-based stewardship of wetlands
  • Encourage incorporation of sound wetland science into policy
  • Foster the international scope of wetland science and SWS
  • Ensure that the growth and evolution of SWS are sustainable

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