Examples of wetland in a Sentence
the conservation board has not always been rigorous in protecting the wetlands from development
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The department’s decision denies Millennium a state water-quality permit needed to fill 24 acres of wetlands and dredge 41.5 acres of the Columbia’s riverbed, according to the department statement.
Davis, a wetland ecologist with the Everglades Foundation, has been part of a push to restore millions of acres of marsh grasses and mangroves to their natural state.
Some have raised concerns about the environmental impact of the new facility, slated for construction in a wetland area.
But cities will also have to find out ways to reverse the existing degradation of wetlands, and to scale back roads and suburbs that are already built.
Splinter Hill is easily one of the largest wetland bog complexes left on the Gulf Coast.
This, coupled with farming run-off that has boosted salinity, again threatens wetland wildlife, vegetation and the local Marsh Arabs who have depended on them for millennia.
Worse still, we have been informed that city planners are being lobbied further by environmental interests for more reductions in the golf course in favor of an addition to the wetlands of San Diego County.
The mid-19th century was the boom time for the vegetable, as Heather Arndt Anderson explains in her Taste treatise on celery: Native to the Mediterranean, celery cultivation began in the early 1800s in the cool, damp wetlands of East Anglia.
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