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What is your story about our wetlands?

from the DNR Cornell Cooperative

What is a wetland? There are four major types of wetlands.

  1. Marshes
  2. Swamps
  3. Bogs
  4. Fens
Make observations and tell or write how these four types of wetlands are alike? Different?

Click here for more links to the four types of wetlands.

Investigate the links above and form your own story that answers the following questions:

  • What is a wetland?
  • What experience do you have with wetlands?
  • What is the difference (if there is one) between where you live and the examples of wetlands you explored.
  • To take a poll about your favorite wetland type, follow this link.

    Click here to explore the importance of wetlands.