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marsh

an area of wet or periodically wet land where the soils are not peaty.

marsh

pertaining to or emanating from swamplands, marshes and bogs. Archetypal denizens are leeches, mangroves, baying hounds and bunyips.

marsh arrowgrass
triglochinmaritima.
marsh buck
marsh hawk
medium-sized, 20 inches long, gray to brown raptor bird with a distinctive white rump during flight. Called also hen harrier, Circus cyaneus.
marsh horsetail
equisetumpalustre.
marsh marigold
marsh ragwort
senecioaquaticus.
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Sea-level rise and coastal marsh sustainability: geological and ecological factors in the Mississippi delta plain.
Local and national environmental experts will address the depletion of Massachusetts' wetlands and present their research regarding wetlands restoration at the Coastal Marsh Research Symposium at the Sheraton Inn in Plymouth.
More than 2,300 square miles of Louisiana coastal marsh has disappeared since the 1930s.
What's more, these geese are beginning to impact fragile coastal marsh habitats and crops in Mid-Atlantic States and Quebec.
Ducks Unlimited will receive a $500,000 grant for a project to improve the quality of 205 acres of coastal marsh in the Lake Ontario watershed by removing and inhibiting the growth of invasive cattails.
RES' coastal marsh restoration efforts span the entire state and include marsh grass and vegetative plantings as well as supply of large quantities of restorative grass and plant species supporting berm development and coastal restoration along the entire Gulf of Mexico.
Most of Virginia's large military installations are located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and provide many miles of undisturbed coastal marsh and shoreline habitat for threatened and endangered shorebirds.
In CUMBRIA, three farmers were rescued from a coastal marsh near Kirkbride when flood waters left them stranded.
The balance is a restoration of the coastal marsh that had been drained and destroyed more than 100 years earlier.
What's more, overabundant Atlantic Flyway greater snow geese impact fragile coastal marsh habitats and crops in Mid-Atlantic States and Quebec.

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