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Here are some useful links about the wetlands.

WQData Web Data Center
Review real-time environmental data from the Beaver Creek Wetlands using WQData web datacenter, monitoring the
Beaver Creek Mitigation Wetland

America's Wetlands
Enivornmental Protection Agency

If you're interested in learning more about wetlands, consider visiting the U.S. EPA's website: "America's Wetlands".
This site will explain the rich variety of wetlands, their importance, how they are threatened and what we can do to conserve and protect them. It also provides useful statistics and analysis. The content is available as an Adobe Acrobat file in a pamphlet format, ideal for printing.

Information on Invasive Species Common To Wetlands
If you're looking for information on Purple Loosestrife and other invasive species, visit these helpful sites

U.S. Geological Survey
Spread, Impact, and Control of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in North American Wetlands
www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/loosstrf/loosstrf.htm

Minnesota Sea Grant
Purple Loosestrife: What you should know, what you can do.
www.seagrant.umn.edu/exotics/purple.html

Vernal Pool Monitoring Program in Ohio
Vernal pools, also referred to as "spring" or "ephemeral" pools are highly threatened wetlands of great importance to the area. For additional background information on vernal pools and how you can participate in important research designed to identify and monitor vernal pools in Ohio, please visit:


Friends, Affiliates & Partners
The Beaver Creek Wetlands Association works with numerous agencies and associations to preserve and protect wetlands within the Beaver Creek watershed. If you'd like to learn more about a few of BCWA's partners, please visit their websites:

Ohio Division of Wildlife wildlife.ohiodnr.gov
Dayton Audubon Society www.dayton.net/audubon
B-W Greenway Community Land Trust www.bwgreenway.org
The Nature Conservancy Ohio Chapter www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/ohio
Greene County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Arts www.co.greene.oh.us/parks
Wright State University, Department of Biological Sciences www.wright.edu/biology
University of Dayton, Department of Biology www.udayton.edu/artssciences/biology/index.php
The Dayton Foundation www.daytonfoundation.org/


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