ERIC Number: ED354163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Freshwater Wetlands: A Citizen's Primer.
Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Inc., Hobart, NY.
The purpose of this "primer" for the general public is to describe the general characteristics of wetlands and how wetland alteration adversely affects the well-being of humans. Particular emphasis is placed on wetlands in New York State and the northeast. Topics discussed include wetland values, destruction of wetlands, the costs of wetland destruction, and laws related to wetlands. A section titled "glossary" contains detailed information on the physical characteristics of freshwater wetlands. It includes discussion about the water cycle, general definition for wetland, wetland classifications, wetland geology, and characteristics. (Contains 6 references.) (MCO)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Council on the Arts, New York.
Authoring Institution: Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Inc., Hobart, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York