A Guide for Teaching About Wetlands
Wetlands are found throughout the United States and the world. Wetlands are transitional areas sandwiched between the inland and aquatic habitats lacoast.gov/education/FragileFringe/index.h... Pictures of Wetlands
Wetland Photographs, clipart, illustrations and pictures classroomclipart.com/clipart/Geography/Wetl... Lands, Wetlands, Waterlands
Kids, let's learn about wetlands. What are wetlands?
Lands that are soaked in water are called wetlands. Wetlands are highly productive and provide place and food resources for a wide range of species. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_NBNt9nelo
Scientists, ranchers, farmers, and others have all been debating the definition of a wetland for more than five decades. In fact there are over 50 official definitions for wetlands! idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/wetlands/fa... Coastal Coloring Book
Coastal Louisiana Coloring Book lacoast.gov/education/kids/coloringbooks/Co... Types of Wetlands
Wetland Information, shape, sizes wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwa... Lost Wetlands
Coastal wetlands stretch inland from estuaries and beaches. In temperate climates, they're salt marshes and grassy fresh marsh and tidal flats seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/OCEAN_PLANET/HTML/per... EPA--America's Wetlands
This colorful and informative site will give you a better understanding of the rich variety of wetlands, their importance, how they are threatened, and what can be done to conserve them for future generations. epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/vital/wetlands.ht... Facts About Wetlands
Wetlands are found all over the world and are a vital part of our environment. wetlandfriends.org/facts-about-wetlands... EPA--Wetlands Protection
Wetlands Protection Information epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/vital/protection.... Wetlands Education System -- Main Menu
Wetlands Education epa.gov/owow/wetlands/education/ Why Care - Wetlands - National Wildlife Federation
Wetlands are wondrous natural environments full of a many unusual species nwf.org/water/ Importance of Wetlands
Wetlands provide significant economic, social and cultural benefits. They are important for primary products such as pastures, timber and fish and support recreational and tourist activities. environment.nsw.gov.au/wetlands/WhyAreW... Wetland
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wetland What Are Fresh Water Wetlands?
Natural wetlands are lands which, due to geological or ecological factors, have a natural supply of water -- either from tidal flows, flooding rivers, connections with groundwater.. mbgnet.net/fresh/wetlands/what.htm Wetlands Classification and Types
The Cowardin system is used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the National Wetlands Inventory. In this system, wetlands are classified by landscape position, vegetation cover and hydrologic regime. https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-classificati...