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What do you think are the most precious
natural resources of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

Of course, all of these natural resources are important and essential aspects of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, the many different facets of our ‘natural treasure’.

Even so, most of us have our own ideas as to which of these are the most important, and, therefore, the most precious.

While the preceding exercise provided some insight into the motivations and goals of people who use a particular resource, we all must strive to maintain and improve the ecosystems surrounding Lake Pontchartrain.

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Deer have been known to jump as high as 8-10 feet!
  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"