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Erca's restoration biologist, kate arthur, talks about the benefits of wetlands and how erca is helping to restore wetland habitat in the place for life. Join the ecohydrology research group on friday, february 2nd, 2018 for the research symposium and public lecture held in celebration of world wetlands day research. Every year world wetlands day is celebrated on 2 february, marking the day of the adoption of the ramsar convention on wetlands, 41 years ago in the ira. The celebration aims to raise awareness about the crucial role wetlands play as they're essential habitats for the conservation of the planet's natural heritage.