Help preserve wetlands and watersheds
There are 4 types of wetlands.
Bog- a floor covered with thick moss
fen- peat forming wetlands
marsh- wetlands frequently inundated with water
birds such as owls, roseate spoonbill, snowy egret, and the red shouldered hawk.
they are also home to many other animals, amphibians, and reptiles.
such as bobcats, moose, alligators, green tree frog, gopher tortoise, and eastern indigo snakes.
such as cattails, bulrushes, sedges, arrowhead, and water lilies.
these plants have to be able to withstand flooding, drought, ice waves, and brackish
Problems wetlands face
such as drainage, peat mining, harvesting, and fires
solutions to wetlands problems
- we can prevent the construction of water projects.
- don't dump garbage in the wetlands
- reduce,reuse,and recycle household items