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Estuaries

What is an estuary

An estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea. Estuaries form a transition zone between river environments and maritime environments.

Things You Can Do to Protect Estuaries

Estuaries require everyone’s help and hard work to keep them clean and safe. There are many things you can do to help protect estuaries and to conserve the valuable natural resource in estuarine ecosystems.

Some types of animals that live in estuaries include but are not limited to…

Do you want these animals to be removed from there homes

Estuary food webs

Here is an estuary foodweb

Thank you for learning about ESTUARIES and how to preserve them

If you have any questions contact me on one or more of the links below

Sites and sources

All credits go to the NOAA and Wikipedia

For more information go to http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_estuaries/welcome.html