The manipulation of a former or degraded wetland's physical, chemical, or biological characteristics to return its natural functions. Restoration practices include: re-establishment, the rebuilding of a former wetland; and rehabilitation, and repairing the functions of a degraded wetland. (Source: US EPA, 2007).
Broader: wetlandLEO Thesaurus
Concept URI: http://www.informea.org/terms/restoration-of-wetland
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