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Society of Wetland Scientists
Mid Atlantic Chapter

This is the home page of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists.  We serve the geographical area that contains Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

SWS Mid Atlantic Chapter Conference 2014

The MAC will be hosting a spring Conference at the Penn State Days Inn Conference Center located in State College, PA, on April 4 and 5, 2014. More on the MEETINGS page.
Call for Abstracts
More Information Here (PDF)

Using Natural Reference Wetland Data for Wetlands Mitigation and Restoration Projects Workshop

Riparia at Penn State University ( has developed a web-based tool that can improve wetland mitigation and restoration design by providing ecological data and information in a ready to use format. The concept of using data from natural wetlands to improve mitigation design is not new, however, the ability to translate the science into a practical design feature has been lacking.
Workshop Information

Upcoming Mid Atlantic Chapter Election

We are seeking nominations for the position of President Elect for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of SWS. We are looking for an energetic and creative individual to become part of the Executive Board of the chapter and be an integral member of a team that provides leadership for Chapter members and provides opportunities to advance the knowledge in wetland science of members. The President Elect position is a 2-year term, followed by automatically serving in the position of President and then Past President which are also 2-year terms. This is a great opportunity to work with other SWS members in the Mid-Atlantic Region and interact with the International SWS.

Please forward all nominations of members in good standing, or self-nominations, to David, President at by March 1, 2014. Elections will be held by email balloting before the MAC Conference in April. If you have any questions about the responsibilities of this or other executive board positions, please contact any of the current board members: Joe Berg, David Merkey, Jason Smith, or review the Officers and By-Laws page.

Check out the map detailing the location of all SWS Mid-Atlantic Members.

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