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Wetland ecology

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View Resource Wetlands

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) offers this collection of online resources on wetlands and their protection. The site is organized into sections, including Types of Wetlands (featuring four major wetland types), Benefits of Wetlands (to humans and to wildlife), Threats to Wetlands (and to streams, rivers, and coasts), Wetlands Media Archives (current and past press releases and feature...

https://www.nwf.org/en/Our-Work/Waters/Wetlands-and-Watershe...
View Resource Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management

The National Academic Press "publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy." These books are made available to read online for free. One of the latest offerings is entitled Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management, written by the Committee on...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10327/chapter/1
View Resource U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: National Wetlands Inventory

Wetlands went through a hard time in the 19th and much of the 20th centuries as they were summarily drained and used for real estate development. Today, scientists, planners, and recreationists are well aware of the value they provide in terms of their role as lively animal habitats and as a way to recharge groundwater. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the primary federal agency that provides...

https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/