Forested Swamps

Carl Bostick

What are Wetlands?

Characteristics:

A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem

Different Types of Swamps

How we can protect wetlands in our everyday lives:

Things that we can do to protect wetlands is that we can limit the amount of pesticides,use fertilzers to get rid of them. We also can preserve our wetlands for wetland dependent species, to insure a home for them.

Works Cited

Banerjee, Neela. "Louisiana's $50-Billion Plan to Save Its Coast." Los Angeles Times 12 May 2012: n. pag. Print.

Barnes, Robert. "Court Rules Against EPA in Wetlands Case." Washington Post 22 May 2012: n. pag. Print.

Donn, Jeff. "Will NYC Act to Block Future Surges?" Newsday 25 Nov. 2012: n. pag. Print.