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Every year, the white-tailed deer sheds its antlers and within a few months a new pair of antlers regrows.Hello!

My name is Odie, and I am a White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)!

Did you know that there may be as many as 40 subspecies of white-tailed deer?

Learn more about deer by rolling your mouse over my picture to the left!

Welcome to the sixth chapter of Lessons on the Lake, Natural Resources of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. We'll learn about the most earth-friendly ways to manage our resources, learn about the effects of runoff on our ecosystems, discover the effect of salt on cypress and other wetland plants, and write some poetry about the Basin.

Are you ready? All right! Let's get started!

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  1. Introduction
  2. Essential Questions
  3. Natural Resource Balance
  4. Activity: How We See the Puzzle
  5. What are our most precious Natural Resources?
  6. Activity: Agricultural Runoff
  7. Activity: Salt and Cypress
  8. Activity:  "I AM"