Annotated Bibliography on Wetland Restoration

Copyright  2001 Katie Hunt

UW Tacoma

 

Primary Sources

David K. Shreffler, Ronald M. Thom, Charles A. Simenstad, Jeffrey R. Cordell and Ernest O. Salo, The Lincoln Street Wetland System in the Puyallup River Estuary, Washington: “Phase III Report: Year Three Monitoring, December 1988.” (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990). This source was in high demand from the UW library system, but was one of the best primary sources on this project.

Environmental Protection Agency: Office of Water. “River Corridor and Wetland Restoration.” [Online]. http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/restore/defs.html. A website that gives any information on almost anything having to do with the environment including links to other valuable sites dealing with the environment.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.” [Online]. http://www.wetlands.com. Website depicting the Clean Water Act section 404 to the fullest extent, very helpful in defining what the act entails.

Ronald M. Thom, Charles A. Simenstad, and Ernest O. Salo, The Lincoln Street Wetland System in the Puyallup River Estuary, Washington: “Phase 1 Report: Construction and Initial Monitoring, July 1985-December 1986.” (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1987). A primary source surrounding the area of my research. Documents the monitoring efforts of the participants who helped to create the site.

Ronald M. Thom, Charles A. Simenstad, Jeffery R. Cordell, and Laura Hamilton The Lincoln Street Wetland System in the Puyallup River Estuary, Washington: “Phase V Report: Year Five Monitoring, January -December 1990.” (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991). A primary source surrounding the area of my research. Documents the monitoring efforts of the participants who helped to create the site.

U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, Superfund Research and Development: The Role of R&D Within a Reformed Superfund. Washington, D.C., (1995). Has a lot of legal jargon involved but a good look at how the House of Representatives work.

 

Secondary Sources

Churney, Marie, and Susan Williams. Bogs, Meadows, Marshes, & Swamps: A Guide to 25 Wetland Sites of Washington State. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1996. This book is an informational guide for people who enjoy hiking and exploring various wetlands in Western Washington.

Kruckeberg, Arthur. The Natural History of Puget Sound Country. Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1991. Has one good chapter on wetlands of the state of Washington.

Lyons, Janet, and Sandra Jordan. Walking the Wetlands. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1989. A field guide for hikers and wetland enthusiasts.

Niering, William A., Wetlands: A Field Guide. New York, Chanticleer Press, 1988. A field guide for hikers and wetland enthusiasts

Outwater, Alice. Water: A Natural History. New York: Basic Books, 1996. Has some interesting facts on wetlands; although they do not pertain to the state of Washington the information is relevant.

Paul Rezendes and Paulette Roy, Wetlands: The Web of Life. Hong Kong: Palace Press, 1996. A beautiful pictorial book depicting various wetland areas in the United States.

Pierce County: Planning and Land Services. Wetlands in Pierce County. (Pamphlet). Obtained from the Pierce County Land Services, the contact number is 800-992-2456

Ronald Keith Gaddie and James L. Regens, Regulating Wetlands Protection: Environmental Federalism and the States (New York, State University Press, 2000). An in depth book regarding the legalities of wetland protection.

Streever, W., Ed. An International Perspective on Wetland Rehabilitation. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999. Shows what and how other countries deal with wetland restoration.

Wendy Eliot, David G. Gordon, and Dyanne Sheldon, Eds. Restoring Wetlands in Washington (US Department of Ecology Press, 1993). A field guide that either the professional or the amateur could use to restore an area of land back to being a wetland.