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WETLANDS. WHAT ARE WETLANDS?. 1. Area that’s wet (saturated with water). 2. Poorly drained soils. How is a wetland different than…. A LAKE? . A PUDDLE? . A RIVER? . THERE ARE 5 TYPES OF WETLANDS:. SWAMP. BOG. FEN. PRAIRIE POTHOLE. MARSH. SWAMP. FLOODED FOREST. BOG. ACIDITY.

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WHAT ARE WETLANDS?

1. Area that’s wet (saturated with water)

2. Poorly drained soils


How is a wetland different than…

A LAKE?

A PUDDLE?

A RIVER?


THERE ARE 5 TYPES OF WETLANDS:

SWAMP

BOG

FEN

PRAIRIE POTHOLE

MARSH


SWAMP

FLOODED FOREST


BOG

ACIDITY

INFLOW

Sphagnum Moss


FEN

NUTRIENTS

INFLOW

OUTFLOW

Carnivorous Plants


PRAIRIE POTHOLE

Created by GLACIERS

GROUND

WATER

RAIN

WATER


MARSH

BIODIVERSITY

NUTRIENTS

EMERGENT VEGETATION


GUESS THE TYPE OF WETLAND?

Get into a group. You will be given a picture of a wetland. Try and figure out what type of wetland you have?


WHY ARE WETLANDS IMPORTANT?

Filter out sediments and chemicals

Provide food and shelter to wildlife

Store excess water

Absorb nutrients

Anything else?


WORLD IN A BOTTLE

What if all the water in the world was in this bottle?


THINGS WE DO THAT IMPACT OUR WETLANDS

Leave water running

Spill chemicals or gas near wetlands

Litter

Leave lights turned on

Develop new malls or stores – drain wetlands

ATV to close to wetlands or off trails


WETLAND PLEDGE

What can you do to help??

I ____________________________ will pledge to…

(name)

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I ____________________________ will pledge to…

(name)

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WETLAND PLEDGE

WETLAND PLEDGE


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