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Published by Office of Extension Education, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Marsh ecology -- United States,
  • Freshwater ecology -- United States,
  • Environmental education -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesHabitat pac
ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 lesson plans, 2 data sheets, 1 student page, 1 habitat overview, 1 evaluation sheet , 1 poster ; in portfolio.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17572640M

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Freshwater Marshes was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the. This book introduces the science and practice of restoring wetlands: freshwater marshes, floodplain forests, peatlands, tidal marshes, and mangroves. Globally, wetland restoration is driven by policies such as the Ramsar convention on wetlands of international importance, the Clean Water Act of the US, the Water Framework Directive of the European Union, and others. “Milton Weller has produced a useful introductory book on freshwater marshes of the United States.” Canadian Field Naturalist “This book is an excellent introduction to freshwater marshes .   Here are a few animals that are indigenous to freshwater marshes: In the water – fish, crabs, insect larvae, shrimp, tadpoles. At the surface of the water – turtles, beavers, frogs. Above the water – frogs, insects, birds. Surrounding the swamp – raccoons, earthworms, opossums, muskrats, snails, deer, even bears!. Florida isn’t the only place in the United States that holds.

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Freshwater marshes are often found in open areas near rivers and lakes. They are very common at the mouths of rivers and form in areas with mineral soil that drains very slowly. The water in freshwater marshes is usually one to six feet deep and is rich in minerals. Water flows into marshes from rain or from a water source like creeks, streams, or rivers. Freshwater marshes, including the littoral zone of lakes, are unique transitional habitats that occur at the interface between the terrestrial and aquatic environments. Emergent plants, such as cattails (Typha) or common reed (Phragmites), are common inhabitants of freshwater marshes. Freshwater Marshes Book Description: In this updated third edition, Weller describes the components of the freshwater marsh-its annual and seasonal dynamics as affected by rainfall cycles and the plant and animal population's response to such changes. Freshwater Marsh Animal Printouts. Freshwater marshes are a type of wetland that is teeming with both animal and plant life. Freshwater marshes are usually low-lying, open areas located near creeks, streams, rivers and lakes, where water flows into the marsh. Marshes are especially common at the mouths of rivers.