California Wetlands Information System

Wetlands Policies

State Policies

Wetlands Conservation Policy: August 23, 1993
State of the State Wetlands Report (Adobe PDF 370k)
Conservation Banking
Proceduaral Guidance for the Review of Wetland Projects in the California Coastal Zone (California Coastal Commission, June 1994)
Proceduaral Guidance for Evaluating Wetland Mitigation Projects in the California Coastal Zone (California Coastal Commission, September 1995)
Draft Regional Strategy of the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project
The Suisan Marsh Preservation Act
The Suisun Marsh Protection Plan

Federal Policies

New Wetland Mitigation Action Plan
Federal Guidance for the Establishment, Use and Operation of Mitigation Banks
President Carter's Executive Order 11990
President Bush's Executive Order 13186, Migratory Birds Protection
2000 In-Liew-Fee Mitigation Guidance
Other Federal Guidence Documents
Wetlands Mitigation Study (National Academy of Sciences)

International Policies

North American Waterfowl Management Plan
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

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