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Madison Public Schools (Wis.); Instructional Materials Center / Cherokee marsh: a wetland to cherish

["Cherokee marsh - a wetland to cherish"],   pp. 7-17


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6   and its beauty? 
        Ho-nee-um Pond, U.°W, Arboretum 
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Have you ever kept very still so that you could watch 
one of the wild wetland creatures... 
                 Great blue heron 
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* . . and then felt the spell of quiet broken only by 
wind and the call of a wild bird far away? A man or 
a child can think quietly and alone in a wetland. 
           Crex Meadows, Burnett County 
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What is a wetland? A place where the land is wet 
much of the year is one sort of answer - and a good 
one, though it leaves out the call of the wild bird and 
the exciting "plop" of a frog's jump into the water. 
           Cherokee Marsh aerial view 
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Wetlands may be found along rivers... 
          P~IneRiver, Waushara Cut 
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