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Bogs & Fens (Peatlands)

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The Big Payback from Bringing Back Peat Bogs

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The Big Payback from Bringing Back Peat Bogs, September 26, 2011, by fred pearce, Yale Environment 360, All-text article. READ MORE
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/the_big_payback_from_bringing_back_peat_b...

A Tour of the Flynn Bogs System

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A Tour of the Flynn Bogs System, Biology Department at Texas A&M, Take an online tour of the Flynn bogs and discover its woods, bogs, and ponds. Click on a photo for a larger version. READ MORE
http://botany.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/flynnbog/FB1.HTML

Forestry Commission - Upland bog

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Forestry Commission - Upland bog, UK Government, Britain has two kinds of bogs; learn about both here. READ MORE
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/Uplandbog

Katahdin to the Sea

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Katahdin to the Sea, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Text with illustration. READ MORE
http://www.gma.org/katahdin/bog.html

Bogs, Fens and Pocosins

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Bogs, Fens and Pocosins, NatureWorks, New Hampshire Public Television, Image Credits: Clipart.com unless otherwise noted, Visit the website for photos and descriptions of bogs, fens and pocosins READ MORE
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep7f.htm

Preserve Our Beautiful Bogs

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Preserve Our Beautiful Bogs, By: Doris Ames, Native Orchid Conservation Inc., All-text article. READ MORE
http://www.nativeorchid.org/dorisBogs.htm

Organic Soil Wetlands

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Organic Soil Wetlands, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service, A combination of text and photos. READ MORE
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/Spfo/Pubs/n_resource/wetlands/wetlands9_organi...

Marshes, Swamps, Bogs and Fens

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Marshes, Swamps, Bogs and Fens, By Scott Fitzpatrick , December 8, 2006, New Hampshire Public Radio, All-text article. READ MORE
http://info.nhpr.org/node/11938

Landowner's Guide: Bogs and Fens

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Landowner's Guide: Bogs and Fens, Sargent, M.S and Carter, K.S., ed, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, A combination of text and illustrations. READ MORE
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/La...

Peatlands, bogs and fens

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Peatlands, bogs and fens, MN Department of Natural Resources, A combination of text and illustrations. READ MORE
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/snas/coniferous_peatlands.html
Bogs and fens are wetlands that have formed on top of dead or decaying plant material. Bogs receive their moisture from rain and show, are low in nutrients and acidic making it hard for many plants to grow. Fens receive their water from precipitation and groundwater; they have more nutrients than bogs and are less acidic. Bogs are covered with sphagnum moss and have insect eating plants. The most common plants found in fens are reeds, sedges and grasses.
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