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1 Sewage Lagoons for Recreation and Habitat Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service Some examples... 1

2 Fernhill Wetlands Forest Grove, Oregon Master plan by GreenWorks, Portland Treatment wetlands, part of Forest Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility. 2

3 Fernhill Wetlands Forest Grove, Oregon Wetlands cleanse wastewater Wetlands and shade plants lower water temperature Engineering by CH2MHill, Corvallis Treatment channel under construction 3

4 Fernhill Wetlands Forest Grove, Oregon Waterfalls oxygenate water Under construction Design by Hoichi Kurisu Under construction 4

5 Fernhill Wetlands Forest Grove, Oregon Habitat Popular birdwatching site 5

6 Fernhill Wetlands Forest Grove, Oregon Recreation and community 6

7 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 7

8 Riparian Preserve Gilbert, Arizona (former 70-acre cornfield) Tertiary wastewater treatment 4 million gallons / day Groundwater recharge Water table rose 40 ft in 20 years 8

9 Riparian Preserve Gilbert, Arizona Habitat 9

10 Riparian Preserve Gilbert, Arizona Recreation and community Library Play area Bird-watching blinds and platforms Observatory 10

11 Riparian Preserve Gilbert, Arizona 4 miles of hiking and walking paths 11

12 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 12

13 Treatment wetlands Cannon Beach, Oregon Lagoons + wetlands Treats 180 million gallons wastewater / year 13

14 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 14

15 Wastewater Treatment Wetlands - Arcata, California Secondary treatment in ponds Tertiary treatment in wetlands Four wetlands, 6 acres total 15

16 Wastewater Treatment Wetlands - Arcata, California Habitat Community recreation site 16

17 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 17

18 Třeboň Biosphere Reserve Czech Republic Manmade ponds 800 years old 66 square miles of wetlands People make their livings here. Farming, aquaculture, timber harvesting Working landscape that is also a reserve 18

19 Třeboň Biosphere Reserve Czech Republic Recreation Canoeing Birdwatching Habitat: conservation area with high biodiversity, many rare species 50 species mammals 12 species amphibians 150 species nesting birds 19

20 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 20

21 Reclaimed coal field Tangshan City, China Once highly polluted site for dumping coal waste Now largest central park in northern China 21

22 Reclaimed coal field Tangshan City, China 22

23 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 23

24 Qinhuangdao Wetland Qinhuangdao, China Degraded wetland was filled with debris Now restored habitat Islands are bird habitat 24

25 Qinhuangdao Wetland Qinhuangdao, China Walking paths 7 pavilions: education, views Bird Museum Wetland Museum 25

26 Wetlands survey, Russel Creek basin US Geological Survey / Fish & Wildlife Service This slide is used as a divider between sections. 26

27 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China 27

28 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China 28

29 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China 4-acre wetland treats graywater, stormwater, floodwater Treated water flows to 50-acre lake Water system 29

30 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China Wetland greenhouse Treats 158,000 gallons water / day Education center 30

31 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China Waterfalls oxygenate water 31

32 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China Landforms built from construction debris (As was landform in Russel Creek basin) 32

33 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China Variety of walking paths... 33

34 Olympic Forest Park Beijing, China... Plus an overpass for wildlife And a nesting tower for swifts 34

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