Sweetwater Wetlands Field Guides

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The two newly-published guides below are designed to enrich your experience at the Sweetwater Wetlands and help you identify the many species that inhabit this unique environment. Learn about the importance of the wetlands and its role in recycling a critical natural resource – water.

Get a free copy of each book by postal mail. Send an e-mail with your name and address to pico@tucsonaz.gov.

Sweetwater Wetlands: Water, Wildlife, and People

Water, Wildlife, and People is a guidebook designed for adults, that includes background information about Sweetwater Wetlands, as well as a field guide to common plants and animals of Sweetwater Wetlands.

Sweetwater Wetlands: Activity Book and Field Guide

Activity Book and Field Guide targets middle school audiences, and may be used by educators preparing groups for a field trip or studying the wetlands in the classroom. There are a variety of activities for students, as well as a field guide to common plants and animals of Sweetwater Wetlands.

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