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Author(s):Scott, David E.; Metts, Brian S.; Gibbons, J. Whitfield
Author Affiliation:Scott: Research Assistant; Metts: Research Coordinator; and Gibbons: Professor, Ecology, Head of the SREL Enviornmental Outreach Program, Savannah River Ecology Lab, University of Georgia
Title:Seasonal wetlands and golf courses
Source:USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online. Vol. 1, No. 4, April 15 2002, p. [1-9].
# of Pages:9
Publishing Information:Far Hills, NJ: United States Golf Association, Green Section
Related Web URL:http://turf.lib.msu.edu/2000s/2002/021105.pdf
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    Notes: USGA Green Section Record partial reprint
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses in the environment; Wetlands; Golf courses; Golf course design; Biodiversity; Wildlife; Fish; Habitat improvement; Constructed wetlands; Landscaping; Education
Abstract/Contents:"Innovative research by University of Georgia researchers at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory demonstrates that seasonal wetlands can be used to increase the biodiversity on golf courses. Their findings and recommendations include: Seasonal wetlands enhance amphibian diversity on golf courses. Increased landscape diversity of wetlands equals higher diversity of amphibians. Education of the golf community on the value of seasonal wetlands is vital. Upland habitats of amphibian species must also be conserved. Some permanent wetlands can be converted suc-cess-fully to seasonal wetlands. Seasonal wetlands should be incorporated into golf courses, either in "out of play" areas or as course hazards."
Language:English
References:22
See Also:See also updated version under variant title "Seasonal wetlands and golf courses: Judicious management of seasonal wetlands on golf courses can increase amphibian diversity and improve the golfers' experience", Golf Course Maintenance, 71(11) November 2003, p. 85-89, R=91844. R=91844

See also related article "Keeping all the pieces: Restoring natural processes on golf courses" United States Golf Association website, July 2013, p. [1-2], R=224780. R=224780

See also related article "Improving water quality for habitat" TurfHugger.com website, [20xx] 2012, p. [1-3], R=199236. R=199236
See Also:Other Reports from this USGA research project: 1999-04-164
Note:Partial reprint appears in USGA Green Section Record, 40(6) November/December 2002, p. 5-8
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Scott, D. E., B. S. Metts, and J. W. Gibbons. 2002. Seasonal wetlands and golf courses. USGA Turfgrass Environ. Res. Online. 1(4):p. [1-9].
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