The Wetlands Initiative IL

The Wetlands Initiative is dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest to improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and reduce flood damages. TWI was founded in 1994 to reverse the environmental damage created by the drainage of valuable wetlands in the upper Midwest. Today TWI works as "conservation entrepreneurs" to develop new methods and strategies for restoring our lost wetland ecosystems.

TWI projects focus on the Illinois River Basin. The organization seeks to conduct and support high-quality restoration projects through direct