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Creating Freshwater Wetlands

Handbook / Manual
By: D A Hammer
406 pages, 16 col plates,b/w photos, figs
Publisher: Lewis Publishers
Creating Freshwater Wetlands
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  • Creating Freshwater Wetlands ISBN: 9781566700481 Edition: 2 Hardback Dec 1997 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Practical reference book on creating and restoring freshwater wetlands.


Marshes, Bogs, Swamps, Sloughs, Fens, Tules, and BayousIntroductionWetland DefinitionsWetland ClassificationFunctions of Natural WetlandsSummaryWetland RegulationIntroduction"The Comprehensive Wetlands Conservation and Management Act of 1995"Wetland CategorizationMitigationThree Important Components - Water, Soil, and VegetationIntroductionHydrologySoilsVegetationNature's Methods for Creating and Maintaining WetlandsLarge Scale: GeologicSmall-Scale FactorMaintenanceWetlands: Functions and ValuesIntroductionLife Support Functional ValuesWater PurificationHydrologic ModificationErosion ProtectionOpen Space and AestheticsCultural ResourcesRecreation and EducationBio-geo-chemical CyclingDefining Your ObjectivesCreation or Restoration ObjectivesWetlands Functions and ObjectivesDetermining Functional ValuesAdvice and AssistanceThe Team ApproachTechnical AssistanceFinancial AssistanceSummarySite Selection and EvaluationIntroductionGeneral ConsiderationsSpecific ConsiderationsProject PlanningDesign SelectionSpecific DesignsMajor StructuresDikes, Dams, and BermsWater Control StructuresEstimating CapacityStructure ComparisonsEmergency SpillwaysPlans and ConstructionPreparation of PlansPreparation for ConstructionConstructionPlant SelectionIntroductionHydrologySubstrateSpecies CharacteristicsSources of Plant MaterialsSummaryPlanting VegetationIntroductionNatural MethodsPlanting VegetationSummaryAttracting and Stocking WildlifeConstructed Wetlands-Special ConsiderationsIntroductionDesignConstructionOperationMonitoringA Case HistorySummary and CommentsOperation and MaintenanceIntroductionFirst YearSecond YearSubsequent YearsBogs and FensForested WetlandsOther ConsiderationsMosquitosSystem PerturbationsRoutine MaintenanceMonitoringWetland Restoration and CreationAppendix A. ReferencesAppendix B. Common and Scientific NamesAppendix C. Sources of SupplyAppendix D. Wetland TrainingAppendix E. Wetland Newsletters and JournalsIndex

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Handbook / Manual
By: D A Hammer
406 pages, 16 col plates,b/w photos, figs
Publisher: Lewis Publishers
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