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Title: Wetlands Restoration in the Everglades
Associated File: Wetland Restoration in the Everglades.pdf
Wetland Restoration in Everglades.ppt
Creator: Cudmore, Wynn
Publisher: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Description: This instructional guide is designed to provide instructors with lecture materials and resources that describe the concepts and practice of wetland restoration using the restoration of the Everglades in South Florida as a case study. Student objectives, a general lecture outline and a more detailed PowerPoint presentation with instructor notes are provided. The general features of wetland restoration and some common elements are first discussed followed by an in-depth account of how these concepts are being implemented in the Everglades Ecosystem.

Historical conditions in the Everglades are described as well as the primary drivers of environmental degradation in this region. The importance of broad-scale ecosystem-based approaches to restoration is emphasized.

Instructors who are looking for videos or additional print and web-based resources on the topics covered here should consult the resources list provided at the end of this module where these resources are summarized and cited. This module includes a detailed transcript of a two-volume set of videos that provides excellent support for the topics covered in this module.

Upon successful completion of this module students should be able to:

* Define wetland restoration
* Describe some common elements of wetland restoration projects
* Describe the historical degradation that has occurred in the Everglades Ecosystem of South Florida
* Outline the goals and methods of Everglades restoration
* Identify common characteristics of successful wetland restoration projects
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Marshes. Wetlands
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Wetlands
Date Issued: 2011
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
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