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What is Turbidity?

For many lakes and streams, turbidity is the most important environmental issue affecting individual water bodies.  But what is turbidity, and where does it come from? Turbidity is the amount of particles suspended in the water that absorb or scatter … Continue reading

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What is a graminoid plant?

A graminoid is a grass, or grass-like plant.  The leaves are typically blade-shaped, and the flowers are plain by most human standards.  Many people walking by a grass in bloom, would not even recognize that the plant was in flower.  … Continue reading

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Boardwalk Through Wetlands

Wetlands can be difficult to travel in.  Wet, soggy ground require proper footwear in order to stay dry.  Rubber boots are great in a wetland, or on dewy ground, but on a long hike they quickly become hot, sweaty and … Continue reading

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