Wetland delineation in the arid Southwest, we can do that!
Jesse Rice, Leanne Van Tuyl and Kathleen Tucker, regulatory project managers, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Arizona-Nevada Area Office perform wetland delineation on a portion of Granite Reef Recreation Area, in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa, Arizona, July 11. Much of what actually determines a wetland comes down to the soil characteristics; the texture, color and even its smell.

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