Tidal wetlands in New York state
- The wonder of wetlands. // Current Health 1;Nov93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p14
Describes the features and environmental importance of wetlands. Wetlands as source of life; Kinds of wetlands; Support for the growth of plants and sustenance of animals; Wetland plants' ability to change harmful chemicals into useful ones; Habitat of wildlife species; Smell of plant decay as...
- Six strategies for rehabilitating land disturbed by oil development in Arctic Alaska Jorgenson, M. Torre; Joyce, Michael R. // Arctic;Dec1994, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p374
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- Vermont wetlands set aside for protection. Scott, Mark E. // Outdoor Life;Aug92, Vol. 190 Issue 2, p9
Reports that two valuable Vermont wetlands along the lower Winooski River--Derway Island and Half Moon Cove--have been permanently set aside to protect valuable habitat for fish and wildlife. Details on both locations.
- MARSH project a first in Massachusetts. Giddings, Ted // Outdoor Life;Apr93, Vol. 191 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the Pantry Brook MARSH (Matching Aid to Restore States' Habitat) project which was undertaken in Sudbury, Masssachusetts. MARSH is a matching program of the state division of fisheries and wildlife and Ducks Unlimited. Specifics on the program.
- Wet bits. Holtzen, Ellen // Ranger Rick;Apr96, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p13
Provides information about wetlands. Slow decay of dead things in a bog; Wetlands in Alaska accounting for two-thirds that of the United States; Length of time wetlands are covered with water; Cities in the US built where wetlands used to be; Number of wetlands from Delaware to Florida that...
- What's a wetland? // Ranger Rick;Apr96, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p22
Presents questions and answers about wetlands. Three major groups of wetlands include swamps, marshes, and bogs; Where to find wetlands.
- Wetlands treatment: Getting close to nature. Gillette, Becky // BioCycle;Oct96, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p74
Reports that a simulated wetland provides tertiary wastewater treatment in Orlando, Florida. Availability of 17 cells with three types of plant communities; Capacity to treat 20 million gallons of water daily; Maintenance of facility. INSET: Growing pains for marshland systems..
- Muddy waters. Miniter, Richard // Policy Review;Spring91, Issue 56, p70
Focuses on wetlands regulations in the United States. Legal provisions; Purpose of the Clean Water Act; Dumping grounds; Impact of wetlands regulations on Alaska; Benefits of draining.
- Wetlands: Your boon, not your doom. // Pit & Quarry;Jan96, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p36
Focuses on how to create wetlands as part of a reclamation of an aggregate mining site, based on information contributed by noted wetlands ecologist Loverna Wilson. Author's reflection on the beauty of wetlands; Water needed to convert pits to wetlands; Introducing plant materials from another...
- Wetlands in chaos. Boyles-Sprenkel, Carolee // American Forests;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 98 Issue 7/8, p17
Discusses how wetlands, offspring of the primordial ooze, are the wellspring of much of our economic and aesthetic health--and we can't even figure out how to define them, much less preserve them. Flatwoods cover millions of acres of the southeastern coastal plain, from the Carolinas to Texas;...