Browse Special Publications - Illinois Natural History Survey by Subject "Wetlands"

  • Plocher, Allen E.; Matthews, Jeffrey W.; Warwick, Charles. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,2004., 2004-03-01)
    Wetlands are extremely valuable natural features that have decreased significantly in number over time in Illinois and the United States ... Their important functions include flood protection, water conservation in times ...

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  • Baum, Sharon.; Shaffer, Tony D. ([Champaign, Ill.] :Illinois Natural History Survey,[1995], 1995-06)
    This document provides a basic overview of wetlands legislation. The information is meant to be as brief, concise, and unbiased as possible. No attempt was made to provide legal interpretation of the legislation or programs ...

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  • Levin, Geoffrey A.; Suloway, Liane; Plocher, Allen E.; Hutto, Franklin R.; Miner, James J.; Phillips, Christopher A.; Agarwal, Jyotsana; Lin, Yiching (Champaign, IL :Illinois Natural History Survey,©2002., 2002-07)
    This report documents the status and functions of isolated wetlands in Illinois. A combination of existing Geographic Information System (GIS) data and newly collected field data are used to estimate the number and ...

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  • Suloway, Liane B.; Hubbell, Marvin E. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,1994., 1994-07)
    Wetlands once covered more than 8 million acres in Illinois, or 23% of the land (Havera 1985). As a result of human modification of the environment, an estimated 90% of these wetlands have been destroyed (Figure 1). Dramatic ...

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  • Jeffords, Michael R.; Hodgins, Audrey S.; Havera, Stephen P. (Champaign, Ill. :Illinois Natural History Survey,[1992], 1992-09)
    Classroom teachers may elect to integrate these materials into an existing unit of the science curriculum or to create a new wetlands unit. Several of the activities can be incorporated into the language arts or social ...

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