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There are many different types of wetlands and a variety of ways to define and describe them. The various attributes of any given wetland are constantly changing. Because wetlands are not static communities, efforts to classify, monitor, and manage them are difficult to accomplish. It is, however, the diversity of wetland types in combination with their dynamic qualities that makes them extremely valuable and is the source of the many important functions they perform.

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