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Ecosystem Services

Why are wetlands important? What are ecosystem services? How do wetlands protect us? How do wetlands fght climate change?

Students will understand how wetlands around the Bay shoreline protect coastal communities from sea level rise and flooding. Students will understand that different ecosystems on earth provide different services, and wetlands provide specific services that other ecosystems do not.

Students will be looking at the ecosystem services that the tidal wetlands of the San Francisco Bay provide for us. Students should have an Ecosystem Services Worksheet.

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