"Content consultant, Dr. Gary Lamberti, Professor of Biological Sciences and Director, Stream and Wetland Ecology Laboratory, University of Notre Dame."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Fire -- Pollution problems -- Overfishing lakes -- Water diversions -- Damming the flow -- Deforestation damage -- A changing climate -- Invasive species -- The future of lake conservation.
Discover why freshwater lakes are at risk. Amstutz shows how people are combating overfishing and cleaning up polluted waters in order to preserve our freshwater lakes for future generations. Readers will also explore the science behind watersheds and the water cycle. Features include a cause-and-effect flow chart, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.