Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM)
The present study investigates the functions and values of man-made and natural tidal wetlands. The study is among the first to use simultaneous sampling techniques to investigate animal use preference between man-made and adjacent natural tidal wetlands.
Wetland function, biodiversity, human impact, Created wetland
This project was funded through the Council on the Environment Virginia Coastal Resources Management Program under grant number NAl 70Z0359-01.
Havens, K. J., Varnell, L. M., & Bradshaw, J. G. (1992) An Assessment of Wildlife Utilization between a Man-made Marsh, an Adjacent Natural Marsh, and a Nearby Natural Marsh in Virginia. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. http://publish.wm.edu/reports/511