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Views from the bog-o-sphereMay is American Wetlands Month

By Sarah Brzezinski – Bay Backpack – May 7, 2012
This May marks the 21st anniversary of American Wetlands Month! Wetlands are the transitional areas between land and water that are defined based on their soil and vegetation type. All wetlands are dominated by hydrophytes, which are plants that are adapted for life in wet soils. Wetlands also have hydric soils, which are soils that are periodically saturated or flooded.

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