from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lowland area, such as a marsh or swamp, that is saturated with moisture, especially when regarded as the natural habitat of wildlife: a program to preserve our state's wetlands.
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- n. Land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas.
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- n. a low area where the land is saturated with water
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Visiting sites like the Fourchon Maritime Ridge with folks volunteering their time and expertise to rebuild a little piece of Louisianan wetland is uplifting.
If threatened or endangered species are present, the wetland is classified as an exceptional value wetland and warrants a 150-foot transition area from the wetland to the closest activity.
These title wetland areas are the Gulf nurseries, and the places most sensitive to pollution.
That wetland is also the source of the well-known Flint Creek, which begins on this property and runs through areas of Lake County such as Barrington Hills.
Although population increases substantially in both Order from Strength and Adapting Mosaic, short-term wetland loss could occur slowly in these two scenarios, for different reasons.
A wetland is defined as a lowland area, such as a marsh or swamp that is saturated with moisture, especially when regarded as the natural habitat of wildlife.
The researchers believe there are 30-40 greater bamboo lemurs in the Torotorofotsy wetland, which is far to the north of the isolated pockets of bamboo forest where the rest of the known populations of the species live.
Human-made wetlands are as important as natural wetlands, and the largest human-made wetland is a paddy rice field (130,000,000 ha) taking about 18% of total global wetland, which is second only to natural fresh wetlands.
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It's a practice called wetland banking, and it meets state and federal environmental regulations.