The Minnesota Wetland Restoration Guide is a comprehensive multidisciplinary document that offers sound engineering and ecological principals for restoring and creating functional and sustainable wetlands in Minnesota.


Welcome to the “Minnesota Wetland Restoration Guide” web site. This site is designed to provide easy access to the contents of the Guide, whether the user chooses to view it on line or print it out as a reference document.

The Guide has 6 main sections listed on the left side of this page. Each main section has its own dedicated web page with access to all related documents. Links to PDF’s are listed along the right side of the page and include a table of contents, the section document, and all appendices to the section.

A number of the sections include Technical Guidance Documents that are included as part of the Appendices. The list of available Technical Guidance Documents will appear when that Appendix is selected.

While most of the Guide is complete and available for use, a few parts are still under development. Upon completion of the Guide, it is intended to make it a fully interactive web based document.

The practice of wetland restoration is constantly evolving. The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources intends to keep the Minnesota Wetland Restoration Guide updated as new research, restoration strategies, and practitioner information becomes available. Input regarding the content of the Guide is welcomed and will be considered as part of future updates.

Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

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