Shallow and Seasonal Marsh.Abundant shallow wetlands are found in the Upper Klamath and Tule Lake Basins.  These wetlands have historically had water during the winter and spring, but tended to dry out during the summer and fall.  Today, most wildlife areas and refuges manage seasonal wetlands using water control structures to mimic this yearly wet and dry cycle. Wading shorebirds and dabbing ducks are among the diverse wildlife species commonly seen in seasonal marshes and wetlands.  Words and Photos by Dave Menke (except as noted). This photo: Black-necked stilt at sunset, Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
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