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Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama's Aquatic Biodiversity

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 18, 2017
1. Alabama's Aquatic Biodiversity Marker
Inscription. Alabama is one of the states with the most biodiversity.

In fact, Alabama ranks #1 when it comes to the number of freshwater critters! Biodiversity refers to the total number of different plant and animal species.

Every organism from microscopic bacteria to the great blue whale is unique and essential to the health of our environment and human life.

Conserving biodiversity:
• Helps us discover new medicines
• Provides our food
• Adds jobs and promotes nature-focused tourism

Protecting and restoring habitat is the best way to conserve biodiversity.
 
Location. 34° 12.447′ N, 86° 59.452′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 1240 Co Rd 1043. Touch for map. Marker is located Clarkson Covered Bridge Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cullman AL 35057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. What’s the Big Deal about Litter?! (here, next to this marker); What happens to my wastewater? (here, next to this marker); Monitoring Watershed Health (here, next to this marker); Birds of Alabama (here, next to this marker); What is Water Pollution? (here, next to this marker); Where does your drinking water come from? (here, next to this marker); Alabama's Physical Diversity (within shouting distance of this marker); Land-Use and Water Quality (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
Also see . . .  Clarkson Covered Birdge Park. On June 25, 1974, Clarkson Covered Bridge was named to the National Register of Historic Places. Shortly thereafter, in 1975, the Cullman County Commission restored the site with the help of concerned citizens as part of the American Bicentennial Project, embellishing the grounds with hiking trails, a picnic area, and two period structures built to accent the historical nature of the bridge: a Dogtrot log cabin and a working grist mill. (Submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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