S e a r c hReadings: Session 12Authors: Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., William Lockeretz, Ph.D.ReadingsWetland Fact Sheets, U.S. EPA website. Access at: http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/facts/contents.html(read sections: Wetlands Overview;Types of Wetlands; Functions and Values of Wetlands; Economic Benefits of Wetlands; Threats to Wetlands; Wetland Restoration; Section 404of the Clean Water Act: An Overview; Wetlands on Ag Lands: Section 404 and Swampbuster; NRCS to Identify Agricultural Wetlands; WhatAbout Takings?; Exemptions to Section 404 Permit Requirements)Wetland Mitigation Banking: Status and Prospects, Jeffrey Zinn, CRS Report for Congress, Sept, 12, 1997. Access online through theNational Council for Science and the Environment: www.ncseonline.org/NLE/CRS/. In the request form, type in the CRS code # --97 -849.Read entire 17 page report.Key QuestionsWhat are the functions and values of wetlands?What factors adversely affect wetlands?
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