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Which of the following is NOT a best management practice?
An area between dry land and water that is regularly saturated with ground water or surface water is called -
Which of the following are benefits of both forest buffers and wetlands? (Check all that apply.)
Reduces sediment pollution caused by erosion
Concentrates toxic pollutants
Filters and cleans runoff
A body of water that is a mix of fresh and salt water is called -
Which of the following statements about the about the Chesapeake Bay is NOT true?
The Chesapeake Bay is unusually shallow.
The Chesapeake Bay is unusually deep.
The Chesapeake Bay has a large area of land draining into a small amount of water.
The Chesapeake Bay is small compared to the size of its watershed.
An area of land that drains into one body of water is called -
a forest buffer
Which of the following states is part of the Chesapeake Watershed?
All of the above
Half of the water flowing into the Chesapeake Bay flows from ...
The York River
The Potomac River
The Susquehanna River
The James River
The four major rivers of Virginia are...
The Susquehanna, Potomac, York and James
The Potomac, Rappahannock, York and James
The Potomac, Anacostia, York and James
The Potomac, Anacostia, Susquehanna and York
Which of the following would most likely help the Cub Run Watershed?
Adding forest buffers
Adding impervious surfaces
Removing rain gardens
Removing retention ponds
How many states are in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?
A ridgeline (or divide) is ...
The bank of a stream separating it from the forest buffer.
An area of higher ground that separates two adjacent watersheds.
The area of land that flows into a body of water.
Any area between dry land and wet land.
The ridgeline that is the Western border of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed is /are...
The Appalachian Mountains
The Rocky Mountains
The Mississippi River
The Shenandoah Valley
Wetlands are important to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed because they...
reduce sediment pollution
increase water temperature
increase nutrient pollution
The Chesapeake Bay's large watershed area and shallow waters causes a problem. What is it?
Too many SAVs
Concentration of pollutants.
A decrease of nutrient pollution