Many are missing the point of having the Old Crow Wetlands, or any wetland. Okay, not many people visit this place. The wetland is not about the people. It's about the hundreds of different bird species that visit this wetland. But, I get it. You don't care about the birds. Why is it important to humans? Let me see: it filters the runoff from the surrounding roads and parking lot. Pollution that could otherwise pollute the water many humans use and drink. Not to mention, the fish we catch from these waters. It filters the air that we breathe. It is a flood buffer zone. The list goes on. So, not many humans visit the wetlands, but it sure is advantageous to many humans.


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