Registration for the 2018 Delaware Wetlands Conference will close Jan. 24.

Organized by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, the conference will be held Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison St., Wilmington.

Registration and information about the event, including sponsorships, can be found at de.gov/dewetlandsconference.

DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program and the Delaware Coastal Training Program have planned a two-day event that showcases the importance of wetlands. Each day will include speakers, poster sessions, networking time, lunches and a total of 62 presentations that cover wetland restoration, climate change, mapping, education and outreach, planning and conservation and plants and animals.

Featured speakers include Lenore Tedesco from The Wetlands Institute, who will address resiliency-driven coastal wetland restorations, and special guests Gov. John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin.

For more, visit bit.ly/1PEYtfx, email Brittany.Haywood@state.de.us or call 739-9939.