What is a Wetland?
Roles and Functions
Types of Wetlands Conservation
Our School Wetland
Our Favorite Links
All photographs in
this website were taken by members of this ThinkQuest team.
used with permission: Drawn by Britt Eckhardt Slattery, published in WOW!: The Wonders
of Wetlands in 1991 by Environmental Concern Inc.
*This is a fantastic organization! This book is one of many that they publish. We found it
to be a wonderful resource. Please visit their web page: http://www.wetland.org
Special Thanks are
extended to the following people:
**For technical assistance -
Stephen Hotchkiss, Technology Assistant, River Road
Middle School, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Schools, Elizabeth City, NC
Zeb Moseley, Technology Coordinator, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank
Schools, Elizabeth City, NC
James Lunt, music teacher & school web author, P.W. Moore Elementary,
Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Schools, Elizabeth City, NC
**For loaning us a great computer on which to work -
William Owens, team member Michelle's Dad
**Our classroom teachers for providing us time from the classroom to work on
this project -
Karen Kidd & Cheryl Luton, 5th grade teachers,
Weeksville Elementary, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Schools, Elizabeth City, NC
Man and the Great Dismal Swamp: A Multi-Disciplinary Educational Package,
Ranger Rick's Nature Scope: Wading Into Wetlands, Judy Braus
(editor), National Wildlife Federation, 1992.
Working With Wetlands; Agriculture Information Bulletin # 672, US
Dept. of Agriculture & Soil Conservation Service, 1994
WOW! The Wonders of Wetlands, Britt Eckhardt Slattery, Environmental