Here are some links you may find useful in learning about your wetlands.
Review real-time environmental data from the Beaver Creek Wetlands using WQData web datacenter, monitoring the
"Beaver Creek Mitigation Wetland"
If you're interested in learning more about wetlands, consider visiting the U.S. EPA's website:
Wetlands" at www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/vital/toc.
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.
The U.S. EPA Office of Water's Wetlands Division also has a helpful
homepage with links to sites pertaining to wetlands at
www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands. It contains information about permitting, planning, mitigation, monitoring and a variety of other topics.
Information on Invasive Species Common To Wetlands
If you're looking for information on Purple Loosestrife and other invasive species, visit these helpful sites
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
- The Ohio Environmental Council www.theoec.org
- The Vernal Pool Association vernalpool.org/vernal_1.htm
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 www.dnr.state.oh.us/wildlife
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 ArtsSciences.udayton.edu/Biology
The Dayton Foundayion www.daytonfoundation.org/