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Wetland Resources

Section Pages
Foreward (278K pdf) 3
Introduction (293K pdf) 4 - 5
Hardy Species: Wetland Plants (336K pdf) 6 - 7
Vital Habitats: Wetlands and Wildlife (602K pdf) 8 - 11
Misunderstood Landscapes: Wetlands and People (284K pdf) 12 - 13
Very Special Places: Thermal Wetlands (294K pdf) 14 - 15
The National Wetlands Inventory in Yellowstone (333K pdf) 18 - 22
In Closing (239K pdf) 24
Appendix: Wetland Classification and Acreages (132K pdf) 27 - 29
Literature Cited & Additional Information (160K pdf) 30 - 31
Acknowledgements (287K pdf) 32

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Did You Know?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.