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Guide to inland vegetated wetlands in Massachusetts

Mary Ann DiPinto

Guide to inland vegetated wetlands in Massachusetts

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Published by Dept. of Environmental Quality Engineering, Division of Wetlands and Waterways in [Boston, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetlands,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Wetland plants,
  • Wetland conservation,
  • Massachusetts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInland wetland boundary delineation and plant identification under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.
    Statementcompiled by Mary Ann DiPinto and Robert McCollum ; edited by Jane Steven
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Division of Wetlands and Waterways Regulation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25511754M
    OCLC/WorldCa19612117


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Book d. Page Number B. Buffer Zone & Resource Area Impacts (temporary & permanent) 1. Buffer Zone Only – Check if the project is located only in the Buffer Zone of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland, Inland Bank, or Coastal Resource Area. Inland Resource Areas (see CMR ; if not applicable, go to Section B c.

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Inland Resource Areas (see CMR ; if not applicable, go to Section B. Section - Bordering Vegetated Wetlands (Wet Meadows, Marshes, Swamps and Bogs) Section - Land under Water Bodies and Waterways (under any Creek, River, Stream, Pond or Lake) Section - Land Subject to Flooding (Bordering and Isolated Areas) Section - Riverfront Area.The ongoing loss of vegetated wetland habitats in Elkhorn Slough is a result of tidal scour of marshland, caused by increased tidal velocities, tidal amplitude, and duration time of land inundation.

Indeed, there is a general loss of wetlands in California and elsewhere, with many vegetated wetlands converted to pavement and with runoff routed.Findings pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act: Following the review of the above-referenced Notice of Intent and based on the information provided in this application and presented at the public hearing, this Commission finds that the areas iri which work is proposed is significant to the following interests ofthe Wetlands.