Wetlands are wonderful

Cassidy Cleary

Why wetland are imnportant?

Water purification

Flood control

Shoreline stabilization

Also many other reason but I can not name them all.

Marsh

Marshes have soil covered in shallow water all year long.In marshes there are dense reed bed where many fish and amphibians thrive such as a bull frog.These areas are also home to a number of different species.These areas are also home to birds such as herons which eat these animals. Their is animals here that give off early warning signs of changes in the environment. They provide so many environmental benefits to us humans but also a home to animals.

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swamp

Only type that has a tree which is a willow.swamps are often found near rivers and formed when rivers overflow their banks.swamps are home to many plants and animals,,and in tropical climates can have a predatory animals such as alligator.Some animals that live in swamps are frogs,fish,crayfish,insect larva,shrimp.They also help with flooding so they are useful.
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fen

Water is below the surface. The types of plants that grow in a fen are sedges and generally more diverse and short than in a wetland. Their are fewer birds because they have less vegetation to shelter in.The damp conditions still create a habitat in which Amphibians thrive.amphibians are good for the planet because they eat insects that carry diseases'.
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Bog

Peat is created here.Plants grow in a bog have to be able to survive in a waterlogged environment with few nutrients. A variety of animals such as moose,beavers,and a variety of nesting birds are known to live in bog areas. Beaver are mammals and rodents they chop down trees in a wetland, Its teeth can grow up to 48 inches long if it is keep from chewing on hard materials it can die. They live in wetland their they build dams to control the flow of water just like humans do which helps with why we should protect the animals their which is to prevent flooding.
Bogs serve an important ecological function in preventing downstream flooding by absorbing precipitation. Bogs support some of the most interesting plants in the United States (like the carnivorous Sundew),it traps insects that we do not want in its sticky nectar. They also provide habitat to animals threatened by humans.
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The Wondrous Wetlands Of Florida