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Tips & Tools

Check out these cool tips and tools about wetlands!

Tips for Learning More

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  • Want to explore a wetland the way a scientist would? Check out this biologist in training checklist from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • See how many wetlands words you can find in this word search!
  • Wetlands and other fresh water bodies are important environmental features that can be great assets to communities—if they’re kept healthy! Become mayor of your own town with this game from the Michigan Water Stewardship Program, and keep local water bodies clean with your choices.
  • Want to spot some wildlife on your next wetland visit? Check out this advice from the experts at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the best ways to observe animals without disturbing them.

 Image courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Cool Tools

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  • Not sure where to find a natural space to learn about and explore wetlands? Find Your Park is a tool that can help you figure out where to go and what to do.
  • Another great tool for learning more about public lands is Buddy Bison Parks for Kids. More Parks for Kids sheets are added each week, so check back for your state!
  • Want to learn more about the plants and animals that call wetlands home? This Science Seekers game takes a closer look at the producers and consumers of this beneficial habitat.

 Image courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


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