Protecting the wetlands that surround the Great Lakes means protecting the wetlands that surround the largest source of freshwater in North America. Millions of ducks and geese call the Great Lakes states their breeding home, and millions of people depend on clean water in the lakes.
Check out these sample letters to the editor, personalize them and submit them to your local newspaper to spread the word about the importance of clean water where you live! (Note: Letters to the editor are in .doc format and will open in Microsoft Word)
After sending a letter, contact your Members of Congress and remind them of the importance of wetlands and clean water to the Great Lakes and surrounding areas.