Wetlands

Their are four main types ofwetlands including:

Bogs- A wetland were peat forms

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Swamp- A wetland were trees grow unlike any other wetland

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Marshes- A wetland that has shallow water above soil

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Fens- A wetland were the water is below the soil

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Wetlands are often destroyed by people by:

Agriculture

Urbanization

Pollution

Other ways are natural for example :

Silviculture

Erosion

Conservation of wetlands

Acquisition programs

Economic incentives

Those were two different ways to conserve these benefitioal body's of water

Benefits of wetlands

Wetlands help:

Give homes to many different animals

Prevent flooding

Filters water

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Some animals that live in wetlands:

Moose

Beavers

Amphibians(frogs and salamanders)

(nesting) Birds

Some plants that thrive in wetlands

Trees(only in wetlands)

Sedges

Reeds

Moss

Weeds

By: Cameron Hawkins