Maine is home to innumerable wetlands of all sorts; here are some that we have visited as part of the Department of Environmental Science's Wetlands Ecology class (ESP 303) at the University of Southern Maine. Find one of our wetlands near you:
Wetlands have a disproportionate effect on ecosystems for their size: despite their relatively small size they have important ecosystem functions that make life easier for all of us:
On each wetlands page you will find information regarding the hydrology, soils, vegetation, wildlife and other intriguing bits of information that we've collected through our visits and research. Please visit our site again as future classes will contribute to the growing catalog of Maine's numerous wetlands.
For more information about this course or to give us feedback, please contact: karen.wilson "at" maine.edu. Thanks!
This page last updated: 8 May 2012