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Classification and Conservation Assessment of High Elevation Wetland Communities in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia

Wetland communities above 730 meters (2400 feet) elevation in the Allegheny Mountain region of West Virginia are characterized by exceptionally high biodiversity and conservation value. A new ecological system for the High Allegheny Wetlands and 41 wetland associations were classified, ranked for conservation purposes, and published in the National Vegetation Classification.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-05-10 18:18:59
Description Wetland communities above 730 meters (2400 feet) elevation in the Allegheny Mountain region of West Virginia are characterized by exceptionally high biodiversity and conservation value. A new ecological system for the High Allegheny Wetlands and 41 wetland associations were classified, ranked for conservation purposes, and published in the National Vegetation Classification.
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Resource Type
Format
Subject
Source Association of State Wetlands Managers
Keyword Wetlands, Watersheds, Allegheny Mountains, West Virginia
Selector Knaub
Date Of Record Creation 2009-05-10 18:14:34
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2009-05-10 18:18:59
Creator E.A. Byers, J. P. Vanderhorst, B. P. Streets
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-05-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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