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WETLAND CURRICULUM RESOURCES

REFERENCES

A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools by Leo P. Kenney and Matthew R. Burne. 2001. Available from Massachusetts of Fisheries (Tel: (508) 792-7270 ext. 200). Provides color pictures and information on amphibians, macroinvertebrates, and plants typically found in vernal pools.

A Great Lakes Wetland Flora by Steve Chadde. 1998. Field guide to all the plants you're likely to encounter in the upper Midwest.

Understanding Wetlands—A Wetland Handbook for British Columbia’s Interior. Ducks Unlimited. 1998.
Provides an excellent discussion of wetland types, functions, aquatic and wetland plants, and wildlife that depend upon wetlands.

Wetlands Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin US Army Corps.Of Engineers
Describes wetland plants and plant communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin, also applicable to wetlands of the entire Great Lakes Region. Provides color photographs and descriptions.

Wetland Plants of Ontario by Newmaster, Steven, et al. 1997. Provides color photographs and descriptions of wetlands plants (trees, shrubs, herbaceous).


CURRICULUM / ACTIVITY GUIDES
WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands Watercourse and Environmental Concern. K-12 Activities to teach about all aspects of wetlands through science, math, language arts.


EQUIPMENT
Water Chemistry Test Kits : LaMotte test kits for: DO, pH, P, N, turbidity, hardness, alkalinity, iron, copper, silica, CO2


AUDIO CASSETTE TAPES
Frogs & Toads of Michigan (13 min) Contains songs/calls of Michigan’s 13 species of frogs & toads


VIDEOS
Our Valuable Wetland Resource (20 min.) Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, P.O. Box 300, Conway, MI 49722
Tel: 616-347-1181 Provides a good overview of the different types of wetlands and the functions and benefits of wetlands.


 


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