Re: Illinois field trip
Sat, 17 Jun 1995 11:10:33 -0400

In a message dated 95-06-16 19:15:27 EDT, you write:

>but the pamphlet I obtained at the
>preserve entrance called it a fen, in deference to the high nutrient
>ascribed to it. Such subtleties of wetland nomenclature are up for
>argument, as
>some people define wetlands by their pH, others by their flora. In
>any event,
>Pike Marsh is a lovely area.
Sorry to take things totally out of context, but could you tell me where to
look for this controversy? Or definition(s)?