These tiny little bugs are a harbinger of wetland health -- and they're disappearing

A young adult amphipod caught in a wetland near Fergus Falls.
A young adult amphipod caught in a wetland near Fergus Falls on June 25th, 2018. Amphipod populations are declining in many wetlands and scientists hope to rebuild the population of the crustacean that's an important source of food for migrating waterfowl.