Palustrine Wetland

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Palustrine Wetland

Palustrine wetlands, commonly called prairie potholes, are small, shallow, inland ponds which were formed as the glaciers receded. Palustrine wetlands contribute to clean ground water by trapping sediment and using nitrogen and other nutrients that are found in agricultural runoff.

 

*This collection site is currently under construction. Thank you for your patience. February 1, 2018.

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