Wetlands are areas you might walk through every day but don’t ever really see. Next time you are walking your dog along the waters edge or find yourself at a river mouth have a look for marshes or swamps, large grasslands or succulent lawns. To the untrained eye this habitat can seem like a wasteland and has been treated as such. Coastal wetlands, however, are diverse and valuable to humans for the ecological services they provide and also to the incredible wildlife they support. Waterbirds, fish, amphibians, reptiles rely on them for refuge, roost, nest and feeding habitat. Aquatic plant species form a corridor for migration of birds and marine mammals.