U.S. National Ramsar Committee

U.S. National Ramsar Committee logoThe United States National Ramsar Committee (USNRC) is an organization formed to support the goals and objectives of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands within the United States and internationally. It provides support and advice to initiatives that promote the conservation and wise, sustainable use of domestic and international wetlands.

USNRC Officers

Chair: Bill Mitsch, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University
Vice Chair: Suzanne Pittenger-Slear, Environmental Concern
Treasurer: Ralph Tiner, Association of State Wetland Managers
Secretary: Deb Hahn, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Immediate Past Chair: Kim Diana Connolly, University of Buffalo Law School

Ramsar Video: "Wetlands: Keeping Our Planet Alive and Well" (4:29)