3 edition of Understanding wetlands found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Wetland handbook for British Columbia"s interior|
|Statement||[Bruno Delesalle, project manager, editor, writer ; Bonny Brokenshire, researcher, writer].|
|Contributions||Brokenshire, Bonny., Ducks Unlimited Canada., Interior Wetlands Program .|
|LC Classifications||QH87.3 .D43 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
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