A wetland mitigation project of the Salt Lake City Airport
In the early 1900s the Salt Lake City airport expanded its runways, and to mitigate for this they constructed a 465 acre wetlands. Some of the ponds are too deep to provide good growth of foods for waterfowl and shorebirds, but they provide good resting habitat. Wasatch Mountains in background.
Limnology: The study of inland waters
Photo: 12 May 2012