Wetlands Ecosystem Study Unit
Examine the variety and numbers of organisms that live in wetlands. You will discover that wetlands are one of the most productive habitats on earth. There are many types of wetlands including fresh and salt water marshes, bogs, fresh and salt water lakes, estuaries, swamps, retention ponds, vernal pools, and river banks.
Investigate: How are wetland habitats an essential part of a community's ecosystem?
Updated 7/2010, posted 12/2001 Cindy O'Hora, Major revision 1/2009
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