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Wetland Monitoring

Wetland monitoring in Oregon takes many different forms and is performed at diverse scales and for a wide variety of reasons. These range from the very local project or site specific to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Wetland Condition Assessment, that describes the quality of the nation's wetlands.

Monitoring: "To check systematically with a view to collecting specific types of data" (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1973.)Effectiveness monitoring for restoration efforts