swamp and wetland assessment management park

SWAMP

The Stream and Wetland Assessment Management Park (SWAMP) is a restoration and research project of the Duke University Wetland Center.

A drainage canal abuts a drained peatland

Carbon Farm Project

Duke University has acquired rights to create a 10,000-acre “carbon farm” on privately owned land at Carolina Ranch in eastern North Carolina.

 

DUWC Publications

A bibliography of DUWC research, including journal articles, books & book chapters, and selected reports

Welcome to SWAMP

Take a quick tour of the Stream and Wetland Assessment Management Park (SWAMP) with this video from DUWC’s YouTube channel.

Drones in the Pocosin

DUWC researchers take to the air to gather data for the DUWC/Carolina Ranch carbon farm project.

Cattail Research

DUWC’s Curt Richardson was part of a diverse team of researchers who produced a paper detailing the spread and management of cattail across North America. This video highlights the primary topics covered in the open-access paper.

DUWC News Headlines

  • Coming to Terms with Living Shorelines
    A scoping review of novel restoration strategies for shoreline protection DUWC research shows that low-severity fires may actually be beneficial to the process of carbon sequestration. The Stream and Wetland Assessment Management Park (SWAMP) is a restoration and research project of the Duke University Wetland Center. Duke University has acquired rights to create a 10,000-acre “carbon […]
  • Low-severity fire as a mechanism of organic matter protection in global peatlands
    A scoping review of novel restoration strategies for shoreline protection DUWC research shows that low-severity fires may actually be beneficial to the process of carbon sequestration. The Stream and Wetland Assessment Management Park (SWAMP) is a restoration and research project of the Duke University Wetland Center. Duke University has acquired rights to create a 10,000-acre “carbon […]