Examples of wetland in a Sentence
the conservation board has not always been rigorous in protecting the wetlands from development
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Bradberry said that represents a loss of 16 acres of coastal wetlands a day, which is unacceptable.
Financial talk aside, the project poses numerous challenges, chief among them turning an area of wetlands larger than Manhattan into a series of buildings and runways able to eventually handle as many as 200 million passengers a year.
State officials will study a potential remedy that calls for the relatively aggressive measure of dredging through nearly a half-mile of wetlands to reconnect the river to the lake.
The land in Monroe County now features a rare hardwoods swamp, and in May the Department of Natural Resources approved the company’s plans to destroy 16.25 acres of wetlands in exchange for the company making a series of environmental improvements.
The intergovernmental treaty established a framework for the use and conservation of wetlands.
Deforestation, the destruction of wetlands and other forms of land conversion can release massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, which may worsen global warming.
Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands is open year round and consists of 206 acres of natural space and includes 2 ponds, streams, forest, fields, wetlands, a butterfly-pollinator garden, gazebo, picnic tables, and hiking trails.
Bones, flints, shale beads and antler headdresses have been recovered at what would've been in the lake's edge of these former wetlands.
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WETLAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wetland for English Language Learners
: an area of land (such as a marsh or swamp) that is covered with shallow water
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