Nahant Marsh is a unique ecosystem that is home to many plants and animals. Let's go on a virtual trip to Davenport, Iowa and explore the marsh.
Davenport's Nahant Marsh
Marsh areas used to be common along the Mississippi, Missouri and other rivers in Iowa. Over time these areas were largely filled in to be used for farmland. This makes Nahant Marsh in Davenport a very unique ecosystem in Iowa. What unique plants and animals might call Nahant Marsh home?
Interpreting Bat Sounds
Bats don't see with their eyes. Instead, they use echolocation, which uses sound waves to help them sense the world around them. Each species of bat has a unique sound that they use for this purpose.