Miss Campolongo's Period 6: Marsh

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Miss Campolongo's Period 6: Marsh

  1. 1. Marshes.<br />By: Tyler Franz, Thomas Keller, Carrie Long, and Katie Staquet.<br />
  2. 2. Description:<br />A marsh is a low lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water.<br />
  3. 3. Location:<br />Marshes stretch out to the north of Kushiro in eastern Hokkaido. <br />
  4. 4. Marshes found in the U.S<br />Florida Everglades, Bay Area Salt Marshes.<br />
  5. 5. Plant life present:<br />Narrow-leaved cattail arrowhead, arrow arum, pickerel weed, sweetflag, spatter dock, and north wild rice. There is more than 360 species of plants.<br />
  6. 6. Animal life present:<br />Muskrats, gray squirrels, cotton tail rabbits, shrews, field mice, river otters, red fox, little brown bats and whitetail deer.<br />
  7. 7. Importance:<br />Animal Haven<br /> (many varieties of animal live there)<br />
  8. 8. Saving the wetland: (what can be done/what is currently being done)<br />You can join a project being done to help. Research is also being done on marshes, and projects are directly rebuilding marshes.<br />

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