Utah: Habitat: Wetlands
Find out about the wetlands in Utah. Read about where they are and what kinds of plants and animals live there. Includes activities, lesson plans, photographs, and a book list. There is a link to an eThemes resource on wetland habitats.
Utah Lake Wetland Preserve
Learn more about the Utah Lake Wetland Preserve, including information about watersheds, wetlands, native specifies, the Provo River Restoration Project, and the Lower Duchesne River Wetlands Project.
Wacky Wetland Wildlife
Learn what kinds of animals make up wetland wildlife creatures and create "wacky wetland wildlife" by switching different parts of animals bodies.
Interpreting Utah's Wetlands
This four-page PDf explores Utah's wetlands, includes an introduction, assessment of knowledge and values, wetland visits and activities, wetland awareness and knowledge, interpretive preferences by subgroups, Utah vs. out-of-state visitors, and preferences by level of past experience.
Utah's Wonderful Wetlands: Educator's Activity Guide
This 238 page PDF activity guide includes a pre/post test, background information, and student activities.
Wetlands and Riparian Zones
Explore this student created website to see photographs and descriptions of Utah's wetlands and animals.
The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve
Students can find out about these fresh and salt water marshes.
Wetlands Reading List
Here is a list of fiction and nonfiction books about wetlands.
Here is a lesson plan that challenges students to create models of Utah's wetlands.
eThemes Resource: Habitat: Wetlands
Read about the different types of wetlands (swamps, marshes, and bogs) and find out why these habitats are in danger of disappearing. Learn more about the plants and animals that make up this ecosystem. Includes many photographs.