The Mid-Atlantic Wetlands Workgroup (MAWWG) is currently funded through a Wetland Program Development Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region III to Riparia at The Pennsylvania State University.
MAWWG consists of participants representing federal and state regulatory personnel and scientists from the following states: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. This focused membership includes both users and developers of monitoring and assessment tools.
Meetings/workshops are held twice a year with development and implementation of wetland monitoring strategies for the mid-Atlantic region as a broad goal.
The primary objective of the Mid-Atlantic Wetland Workgroup is to support a forum in which to facilitate the development and implementation of wetland monitoring strategies, including elements of a comprehensive wetland monitoring program, that meet the needs of the mid-Atlantic states (i.e., wetland monitoring programs to be implemented at the state level)