Five common categories of wetlands include: marine, estuarine, riverine, lacustrine, and palustrine.These however, involve scientific definitions that may not be as familiar as wetlands with common names.Not only do we benefit materially and ecologically from wetlands, many of us find intrinsic value and solace in the beauty and esthetics of wetland experiences.
The is sent free of charge and upon request to teachers and anyone interested in natural history and nature education. Photocopies are sent for one dollar postage/handling charge per issue. A back issue list is sent free upon request and is available online. The Ramsar Strategic Plan for 2016-2024 targets wetlands conservation goals to address sustainable development around the world.Waterfowl hunting within wetland boundaries proves lucrative, and some medicines derive from ingredients found only in wetlands.ABOUT THIS ISSUE ISSN: 0022-877X Published by EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY Issued by THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Editor: JOHN RICHARD SCHROCK Editorial Committee: R. Worldwide, more than 160 countries have joined the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.A single acre of wetlands might store over 1 million gallons of water, making them ideal natural sources of flood control.