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Environmental Science - Nisqually Delta Field Notes

(Please respond to each writing prompt in full and complete sentences using key words from the writing prompt as appropriate)
LOCATION: Nisqually Delta: Describe the area in and around the Nisqually Delta very generally (2 pts)
Environmental Habitat: Describe the animals and plants found at the Nisqually Delta in detail including where in the water column they are found (surface, water, bottom) and what part of the delta they occur (near Puget Sound, near the Nisqually River, between Puget Sound and the Nisqually River(8 pts)
Physical Characteristics #1: Describe the physical characteristics of the Nisqually Delta in detail. In particular, point out the details that make the Nisqually Delta unique in the southern Puget Sound region. (8 pts)
Nisqually Delta #1: How do people in the Nisqually Delta impact the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge? (4 pts)
Nisqually Delta #2: What are the dominant predators in Nisqually and how do they impact the ecosystem there? (4 pts)

Follow Up Questions:

1) Think about our trip to the Nisqually Delta, What about that part of our trip was most interesting for you? (2 pts)

2) Think about your answer to part 1 (above), why was that part of the trip meaningful for you? (2 pts)

3) Think about either the Nisqually Delta, What about that part of our trip was least interesting for you? (2 pts)

4) Think about your answer to part 1 (above), why was that part of the trip not as meaningful for you? (2 pts)

5) Contrast your understanding of estuaries generally before our trip to the Nisqually Delta with your understanding of Nisqually Delta now (4 pts)