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Wetland EcoStudy unit - Wetlands photos

I took these photos in Central Pennsylvania and Virginia. Students may use them for projects and presentations.
Click on each image to see a larger version. Download the image to your computer by dragging it to your desktop. Then
Now add it to your project. Thanks! Do not link to the image here. Another set of royalty free photos

Project proposals:

1. Identify a photo that shows each type of wetland landscape. See Wetland Landscape key.

2. Select an image. Evaluate the environment shown. What kinds of plants & wildlife would benefit from it? It is good for people because....?
How might it be changed to improve its impact on the ecosystem?

3. Select an image. Which species of plants and animals would you anticipate finding there?


Cinder Pile Spring in Harry John State Park, Centre County, PA.

Deep forest pool in mid winter

Tioga River  Mansfield, Pennsylvania
Tioga River (looking SE) Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Tioga River looking north from bridge Mansfield,
Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Abandoned canal along the Susquehanna River, at Isle of Que,
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Pond at residence

Muskrat eating arrowhead leaves at the edge of a stream

central park pond, NYC, NY
People enjoy early spring day at pond in Central Park, NYC, NY

More royalty free photos1 | photos 2 | Photo 4

Bog in Pennsylvania state park

lake at Raymond B Winter State Park

Halfway Lake is fed by springs and creeks at Raymond B. Winter State Park,
Union County, Pennsylvania

Mallard duck hens and one chick in pond
Mallard Ducks in pond State College, Centre County, PA.

Ephemeral puddle. Adam T. Bower State Park, Shamokin Dam, PA.

riffle in creek
Riffle in a creek in Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania

You may also use photos in the Lentic or Lotic Ecosystem project. canada geese
Canada Geese

Demonstration pond at garden center

spring centralpark
Buds breaking early spring day at pond in Central Park, NYC, NY

Why I ask you that you do not link to these photos - Web sites are charged by the volume of pages and images sent. Pages & images files are sent so you can view them in your browser on your computer. If you link here, you run up my bill and I have to pull down the page and images so the rest of the site can run. Since I am giving them away to you, there is no need for you to run up my web site bill. Thanks.

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Posted 1/2009 by Cindy O'Hora