SUSTAINABLE WETLAND ECOLOGY
Step into the saltmarsh and discover what plants and animals call this productive ecosystem home. Students will discover and discuss the importance of this vital coastal ecosystem as they engage in a service learning project at CBFS’s Living Shoreline.
- Use observations to explore and research a local wetland
- Experience different factors contributing to ecological importance of a salt marsh and discuss human impacts on the marsh
- Discuss historical, cultural, and ecological importance of the oyster and the salt marsh
- Participate in stewardship activities helping to maintain a Living Shoreline