Wetland EcoStudy unit - Wetlands photos
I took these photos in Central Pennsylvania and Virginia. Students may use them for projects and presentations.
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1. Identify a photo that shows each type of wetland landscape. See Wetland Landscape key.
2. Select an image. Evaluate the environment shown. What kinds of plants & wildlife would benefit from it? It is good for people because....?
How might it be changed to improve its impact on the ecosystem?
3. Select an image. Which species of plants and animals would you anticipate finding there?
Bufflehead ducks on pond near condos Williamsburg, VI
Flood control levee Susquehanna River bank in winter
Swan on local pond
Foam appears at edge of stream
Trash thrown from vehicles litters stream bank
Flood plain along Susquehanna River in Northumberland County, PA
Private pond outside Mansfield, Tioga County, PA
Cigarette butts discarded along road next to creek
Ground blackened by recent flood waters.
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Wildfowl preserve at marsh along Rte 204 Penn Township, Snyder County
Algae in polluted ooze. Standing water Adam T. Bower
Canada Geese flock in parking lot
Ducks on pond Williamsburg, VI
Geese on bank of manmade pond with fountain
Turtle in pond at National Zoo, Washington D.C.
Cherry blossoms floating in pool Jefferson Memorial. Wash. D.C.
Vernal Pool in woods beside road Central PA.
You may also use photos in the Lentic or Lotic Ecosystem project.