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Manuals & Books for Schools
Wetland Values and Functions
- A World in Our Backyard
New England Interstate Water Pollution Commission
Environmental Media Center
P.O. Box 1016
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
- One Small Square Pond, Donald M. SilverScientific American Books for Young Readers, W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, 47 pages.
- Natural History Magazine
May, 1997, "Where Life Springs Ephemeral"
About vernal pools.
Pacific Northwest Wetlands
- Simenstad, CA, K.L. Fresh, and E.O. Salo. The role of Puget Sound and Washington coastal estuaries in the life history of Pacific salmon: An unappreciated function. Seattle: University of Washington, 1982.
WSU-Bulletins Office (509) 335-2857
- Hitchcock, C.L., and A. Cronquist. Flora of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1973.
- Kozloff, E.N. Plants and animals of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1976.
- Seward, A.N., L.J.Dennis, and H.M. Gilkey. Aquatic plants of the Pacific Northwest. Corvallis: Oregon University Press.
- Weinmann, F., M. Broule, K. Brunner, J. Malet, and V. Yoshino. Wetland Plants of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: U.S.Army Corps of Engineers, September 1984.
- Yates, Steve. Adopting a Wetland: a Northwest Guide. Everett, WA: Snohomish County Planning and Community Development, 1989.
Citizen Action Guides
- At Home with Wetlands; A Landowner's Guide by Joy. P. Michaud,
illustrated by Sandra Noel, produced by the Washington State Department of Ecology,
Publication #90-31, 1990.
Preservation and Regulations
- Pritchard, Ken, ed. 1994 ed. A Manual for Wetland Characterization, Companion to the Field Guide to Wetland Characterization.
- The Bulldozer Guide. Seattle Audubon Society.
- Citizen Guide to Protecting Wetlands (l989). National Wildlife Federation, 1400 16th NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.
- Johnson, A.L., M.G.Clarke, and S.N.Kuter. A handbook for the landowner: The use and protection of privately held natural lands. (l981, 32 pp.) Philadelphia Natural Lands trust, suite 711, Widner Building, 1339 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA l9l07.
- Musler, J. Our National Wetland Heritage -- A Protection Guidebook. (1983), 115 pp). Environmental Law Institute. Island Press, Box 7, Covelo, CA 95428.
- Frost, J.R. Wetlands Preservation: An information and action guide. Publication No. 90-5. Olympia, WA: Washington Department of Ecology, February l990.
- McMillan, A. Wetland Regulation Guidebook. Publication No. 88-5. Olympia, WA: Washington Dept. of Ecology, July 1988.
- The Federal Geographic Data Committe (FDGC) Adopts A National Standard for Wetlands Classification
The lead agency responsible for coordination, management, and dissemination of wetland data for the FDGC is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The wetlands standard is commonly referred to as the "Cowardin system". The standard is title Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service FWS/OBS - 79/31, 131pp. was authored by L.M. Cowardin, V. Carter, F.C. Golet, and E.T. LaRoe in 1979.
- Mitsch, W. , and J. Gosselink. New York: Van Nostrand, Reinhold Publishers, l986.
- Weller, M.W. Freshwater Marshes. Minnepolis: University of Minnesota Press, l981.
- Wetlands - Increasing our wetland resources (Conference Proceedings). Corporate Conservation Council, April l988. National Wildlife Federation, 1400 16th st., Washington, D.C. 20036.
- U. S.Army Corps of Engineers. Recognizing Wetlands. November l987 (Free Brochure).
- Effects of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) and its Control on Wetlands in Central Washington State, Susan Gardner Arroll, School of Fisheries, University of Washington, Ph.d. dissertation, 1995, 104 p.