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Fragile Fringe:  A Guide for Teaching about Coastal Wetlands

Fragile Fringe: A Guide for Teaching about Coastal Wetlands

This "Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands", from the U.S. Geological Survey's National Wetlands Research Center, helps students identify types of wetlands & understand the role of wetlands in controlling erosion, retaining water, filtering pollutants, & serving as nurseries for young organisms. The barrier islands, the Mississippi River, & the consequences of wetland loss are examined.... Show More

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