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The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction



Garbisch, Edgar. W. 2003. The Dos and Don'ts of Wetland Construction: Creation, Restoration and Enhancement. Environmental Concern Inc. St. Michaels, Maryland. Based on 30 years of experience, this publication is authored by one of the pioneers in the field of wetland construction.

Providing invaluable insight for the wetland practitioner, the information contained within will assist the reader in making sound decisions regarding:

  • site selection,
  • plans and specifications,
  • pre-bid and pre-construction meetings,
  • contract bidding,
  • constructing the wetland,
  • post-construction maintenance and success determination, and
  • post-construction monitoring.

The Dos and Don'ts examined in these chapters point out the correct and incorrect methods used in creating, enhancing and constructing wetlands, with the overall objective of increasing the success rate of wetland construction projects.

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Regions: United States

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